Last week was kind of a blur because I could not manage to switch back to Central time and get the sleep I needed. I kept staying up well past midnight and still getting up around 6:30 or 7:00 a.m. I finally went to bed early last night and slept past 8:00 a.m. today, so I think I'm fixed.
The most annoying thing about the festival was how difficult it was to get in. There was a sign by the entrance to the parking lot that said, "No big purses." It turned out that they really meant, "No purses." So we slogged back to the car to stuff our money, IDs, keys and sunscreen in our pockets. When we got back to the gate, we were turned away again because one of the containers of sunscreen was an aerosol can. Sigh. I had forgotten my earplugs anyway, so we made the hike to the car yet again.
They also had a "no cameras except disposable cameras" rule, but obviously I made it in with my BlackBerry.
Speaking of the BlackBerry, during Dragonforce's set, I was IMing my husband just to say "hi." The burly, Mohawked guy sitting on the grass next to me seemed to take great offense at this. He said, "Did you really spend $50 to sit here texting?"
I just shrugged, but I wish I'd said, "I'll spend $50 to do what I damn well please!" It's a good thing he didn't see all the Twittering I'd been doing before I lost my Internet access.
On Wednesday night, my husband and I saw The Dark Knight, which was just as amazing as everyone says.
Tonight, my band Earthquake Jake is playing a block party in our bass player's neighborhood. We're only doing one set, but it's going to be rather uncomfortable out in the heat and humidity.
So that's my non-BlogHer life to date. What have you been up to?