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A recap

7.20.2010

Today...
  • while making sandwiches for myself and 3 kids to take to a local park for lunch I decided that my two boys would probably only eat half a sandwich each and could share one so I made 4 sandwiches. Because my math skills are AWESOME.
  • while taking a shower I put my 2 year old in playpen time and came out to find him undressed and decorating his tummy with poo. No, not Winnie the Pooh. "An unfortunate event" doesn't quite describe it.
  • while driving home from a dentist appointment I decided to snack on some peanuts leftover from our picnic lunch and then accidentally ran a red light while chewing. Apparently our Oregon road rules aren't tough enough people, because I can not eat and drive.
  • while shrieking in horror that I was BREAKING THE LAW I immediately and without thinking started to pull over to the side of the road as if I were being pulled over, realized what I was doing and quickly pulled back out, and managed to be even more embarrassed about that then running the light.
  •  while turbo-cleaning my house at 11:00 pm out of guilt because I spent the rest of my afternoon and evening at Cara's house goofing off and gabbing, I found this, made by my 7 year old son...

Journal

I pray for... car crash. My brothers fever.
And it made my day. 

4 comments:

  1. lol I have to admit that your paragraph on your reaction to you running the red light made me laugh til i cried. I can just imagine you freaking out and pulling over, etc. Thanks for sharing!!

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  2. Hardy-Har-Har... That Cooper, love that kid! Although I'm glad you explained the journal because I initially read it as Cooper praying for his brother to HAVE a car crash.

    Love it, love you!

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  3. Did he draw that before or after the event.
    Yesterday was totally fun! I'm showing him right now.

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  4. One of my fondest childhood memories is of my mom taking us to the park for a picnic lunch. I remember playing on the swings, feeding the squirrels, and eating something simple - peanut butter and jelly sandwiches - at a picnic table. Thanks for reminding me of that - now I am going to email my mom and tell her that. I'm 48 years old and she's 88 years old and it's never too late to share those memories!

    -Sarah Bott
    (and yes, Russ shared your blog with me because he's so proud of you!)

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