cast of characters

Lani and Ann are the Weaver sisters!

Lani's household consists of Steve, the long-suffering coding genius and computer security guru; Jim, Lani's tall, red-headed and handsome son, currently finishing his second year of college; Hunter, Jasmine, Himari, Chenault, the miraculous Onyx and the even more miraculous Resk, undisputed feline rulers of the house; and Jesse, the man-hating green-cheeked conure.

Ann's household consists of Don, who is not just a computer genius but a pilot, a builder, and a damn good father; their son Steve, the marathon-running, college-bound, funniest teenager I know; and wonder dog Tater.

Other family members are Laurie, Lani's beautiful daughter who teaches at elementary levels; her handsome son Alex, aka Alexander the Great; Mary and Bo, a/k/a Mom and Dad, and Bud and Ann, Steve's patient and wonderful parents.

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previous posts

Do Blonds have more fun?
News from the top of the mountain
Way to go, Steve!!!
26.2 miles in 3:29:26
Lots of updates
25 teenagers, Dish Rags, and no camera
Hummingbirds and Dishrags ... No, Really.
Gogo Team #14!
Dish Rag Tag
Pie Day and Airports


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Knit and Tonic

Sister, Sister

the life and times of the Weaver sisters

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Don't mess with my bed! (posted by Ann)

I am in London, my next-to-last stop on this business trip. Every single bed I've had on this trip, whether at a hotel or at my friend's house, has come equipped with a duvet instead of a sheet and a blanket. Let me just go on record saying that I hate duvet covers. The only way they work is if the room is really cold. Really cold. Otherwise I wake up hot, and then having no cover is too cold, but the duvet cover is too hot . . . not good for a restful night's sleep!

So, last night when I arrived in London at the hotel, I checked and of course it was the dreaded duvet cover. I called housekeeping and asked for a sheet and a blanket. They acted as though I had lost my mind, but they arrived with the sheet and blanket, I remade the bed, and I slept well. I left this morning to go to work and when I returned this evening and went to get in bed I realized I have no sheet. No blanket. I'm back to the duvet.

Why? If I wanted it last night, wouldn't it stand to reason I would want it tonight too?

So now I'm waiting for the sheet and blanket. Again. Sigh.


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