I have to admit that this week has been a bit of a disappointment with Starling. All she wants to do is go to the pool with Amber, and when they get there they just sit at a table near the snack bar and talk about all the girls they don’t like. How much is there even to say about Fat Alice in a bathing suit? Hideous…done. But apparently that topic is way more meaningful than quality time shopping with mean ol’ Mom.
This morning I had planned to take her to the city. Röbert’s mother had agreed to take Hummus for the day tomorrow, so he wouldn’t get bored driving up to pick up Merlin (that was the fastest week ever!) and so I dropped him off a bit early this morning with her housekeeper while she was at the hairdresser. I am sure she will be delighted with her little surprise!
When I got home, Starling was dressed but not cooperating at all.
Sullen little thing.
I’ll admit that I lost my temper and raised my voice the tiniest bit with her. She said she didn’t want to go. Oh well, more credit cards for me! I let her get in her swimsuit and dropped her off with Cari again. Girls!
I had a wonderful morning shopping till I felt like dropping and now I am going to stop into a nice cocktail bar and have something refreshing before my spa treatments this afternoon. Both things I couldn’t have done with Starling in tow! I want to be all sleek for the weekend.
I am not completely heartless. I have some lovely frocks for Starling in the bags!
After we pick Merlin up tomorrow, Röbert has arrange for a house on a lake for the night. It had better be nice, because I am missing a fourth of July black tie dinner with my book club. I am so excited; a lil’ luxury lake excursion!