Sunday, May 16, 2010

High Levels of Hippie...Proceed with Caution!

I am really worried about what my life is becoming! I am at risk of turning into either a hippie with dread locks, wearing pants under my raggedy skirt or the other type of not so cool hippie (...or what ever they are) the ones that wear the jean button up shirts, and pants that are too short, with a big sun hat. I'll need to proceed with caution from this point on.

Funny story along that same line..., last night I kind of got lost, as I said in my previous blog, I stopped to get directions and decided to reconnect with the internet world. I was under the impression that the gym was open late like Anchorage...or maybe I thought that because Jed told me it was open 24 hrs, either way. I got the the gym 5 minutes after it closed. I had to stew in my own juices over night. At that point I truly felt homeless, I went to the grocery store, locked myself in the bathroom and brushed my teeth, did a quick paper towel bath, filled my water bottle and the whole nightly routine . When I walked out of the bathroom there was a man sitting near the restrooms who looked like he was really that point I was grateful for my big purse to hide my toiletry bag. This morning I woke up and headed to the gym, which was conveniently across the street from the LDS chapel.

Two things I've never done which I did today. I've never showered in a public place...never at school, never at the gym but for the first time at the Fairbanks Planet Fitness gym. The Fairbanks gym is a very popular place to shower apparently! Oh yeah, and I forgot a bra! So I left the gym like a TOTAL hippie! It was kind of liberating...and like I mentioned above, something I should be concerned about! (don't worry I had an extra in the car)

The other thing I did for the first time was go to the laundry mat! Wow...there were lots of dread lock hippies there, I was surprised they wash their clothes! They really are gross!

Well Jed survived his first graveyard shift! Tomorrow is the big day! We are going to move into our dry cabin, hopefully, we'll for sure get our bed moved in but depending on Jed's sleep schedule it may be a few days!


  1. don't worry about it! At least you are still bathing occasionally!

  2. just avoid the broom skirts, those crazy tie-died skirts and you will be okay! Aren't you glad you are from a camping family! What an adventure you are having.

  3. I am laughing so hard at this story! If you come back to anchorage with a big smear of sunscreen on your nose, we'll have to do an intervention asap! I hope you get moved in today! But still no water in your cabin, right?

  4. Wow Sarah. That was quite the story. I was laughing quite a bit! Just be glad you don't have to do all that with kids!! Good luck on the new cabin!