Although I do consider myself a rather happy person most days, this weather is killing me. Unless I’m under a blanket, lying horizontal on my couch with a cracking fire, I’m not digging it! And please, don’t even get me started on what it’s doing to my hair. (*insert princess emoji) I don’t really bother ‘prepping’ it for work anymore, because well, wind & rain are not my friend. I arrive resembling something like this, so why even bother.
On the upside, this is my latest article from Neighbours of Olde Oakville/Joshua Creek. I’m willing some nice weather to come our way ~ if you think it, it will come, or something like that.
I’m just getting tired of wearing my wellies everyday to work. Sloshing around in my rubber boots is frowned upon in the cafeteria.
NOTE* I chose the above patio pic, although not in Oakville, it’s one of my fav’s ~ aside from the cost of an airline ticket and a cold beer, I could sit there all….day….long!
It’s May – and you know what THAT means – The start of patio season! Need I say more? I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m done with this gloomy weather. It’s grinding me into dust. I need some puffy blue clouds and “Mr. Golden Sun” to please shine down on me.
I’m tired of eating inside the restaurants, staring longingly at the stacked tables, chairs and umbrella’s all covered in tarps and bungee cord.
Being a sun worshiper, I do love the outdoor patio’s and will go to great lengths to find just the right spot. I am also careful to be mindful that not everyone likes to live on the surface of the sun, like yours truly. I will ask for an umbrella strategically placed close by for all my “slim shady” friends!
Oakville has so many beautiful patios, and I think this summer, just for fun, I’ll try to eat at each one of them, at least once. I will be like the female version of Anthony Bourdain, Oakville Style. I’m sure I can find some humorous anecdotes to write about. Who’s with me!
So, aside from the odd flea landing in your soup, you can be rest assured you will engage in some good conversation and will undoubtedly run into a lot of friends, who like you, have been hibernating, waiting for the patio season to kick start.
Please go ahead, you can call me a “Lady Who Lunches.” I’m ok with that handle! I do work 9-5 (*wink*), but still manage to be a lady, who adores her lunches! Don’t be so judgy! A girls gotta eat, I say. Nothing like a soup and sammie lunch, some good giggles and perhaps at least one cold beer or glass of wine interjected into your beautiful day of work meets play!
Feel free to reach out if you want on board that patio tour! I think we could have a boat load of fun!
Yours in sunscreen,