However, if I said that, I would be lying and I am really crap at that - so I won't.
Of course, if we were willing to spend more on feeding our guests (by a factor of 250%) than we anticipated spending on the whole doggarned shebang, then it would have been a little bit closer - but no, something about being offered a barrel to lie across and no selection of the bullet they would use made us rethink it.
To rub salt into the wound, we ate dinner there and while the food was truly delicious, we then paid for it with the equivalent of half our weekly grocery money.
Sometimes the habits of frugality really ruin an experience.
We still have a few cards up our sleeves - there is a joker and maybe a two I think.
Let me just say that part of the reason that I am sitting here typing at 5.30am is because I have been awake for 3 hours.
I woke up when my sister told me it was the day of the wedding, only it turned out she was joking and I had 2 days. I couldn't work out how I would get a dress, rings, find somewhere in case of a hurricane and send out invitations when there is a limit on what can be withdrawn from the bank in a 24 hour period.
Being awake had one advantage over being in a nightmare, and that is that one can obsess that much better when trying to get back to sleep. It also means that I can obsess about many factors - food poisoning, hurricanes, finances, upsetting people, politics, work, the future, the past, 'Salina's homework, housework, gardening, health, Eddie, V...
I have deleted the rest of this post, because frankly there is only one thing worse than me obsessing about my crap, and that is for me to blog it and just show you what sort of nutcase I am.
Thank you all for your comments on the last post - as this is just such a
I will resume transmission when I have anything to contribute that does not include sleep deprivation - please instead go to other blogs and read about people who have real issues to deal with.
That is what I intend to do.
(oh, and Alison - thanks for the meme tag - I will address it when I am not addled.)