09 Apr 2011

Richmond, Day 1

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Left my house at 4:45 AM after kissing a sleeping boy and an awake husband goodbye.

Wiped away tears in the car. Decided to be a big girl.

Got on a flight at 6:30 and, after a connection, landed in VA seven-and-a-half hours later.

Rented car. Ford Edge. Me likey. No one paid me to say that. Damn it.

Drove with makeup artist (and new friend) to hotel.

Grabbed some Mexican-(ish) food with new friend.

Stopped at Walgreens for some necessities:

Pump soap

Peppermint Patties

Possibly one Twix bar

Sparkling water

Flat water

Allergy medication

Possibly some small bottles of pinot grigio

Back to room. Read outline for show. Skyped for a half hour with my boys. I miss them terribly already. 11 sleeps before I go home. Put on some self-tanner. Yes I did.

Daunting task of a show ahead of me, starting in eight hours. Which means I need to be up in six-and-a-half hours, after only getting three-and-a-half last night. Which means my makeup artist (and new friend) will have some major dark circles to cover.

And now, to bed. After texting Russ to say goodnight. And reading a chapter of my book.

Day one. Glamorous, no?

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Lisa Arch likes being a working actress... but LOVES being a Mom!

4 Responses to “Richmond, Day 1”

  1. Reply AL says:

    Pinot grigio…Yum. Hope you day one, turns into day two, seamlessly! 🙂

  2. Reply Mother-in-law says:

    Glad to hear from you. Miss Amanda uses the sleep count down also. I just love it. I might have to give it a try for when I leave Mazatlan.
    Got a text from Russ and Garrett. I know they miss you but I am sure they are doing OK.
    Love you and am very proud of you for going and making the best of your trip. I am not sure I could have left my boys at that age without acting like a complete boob.

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