Thursday, July 9, 2009

Random Thoughts Thursday

Why is it that tomatoes and zucchini take months to grow, but weeds can reach two feet high in three days?

And why will my children dig happily in the dirt for hours on end, but if I so much as suggest that they dig a few weeds while they're at it, suddenly they remember that they have to go play on the playground right now?

I've decided that Thursdays are just hard days. I've been pondering this for a few weeks now. I think it's because it's almost Friday and I'm burned out after a busy week (and they all seem busy these days), but it's not actually Friday, so I know there's one more day before I get to enjoy the weekend. It's just harder to get out of bed on Thursdays.

I should be doing laundry.

Did you know if a kid throws up a lot in the pool they have to evacuate it for two hours? But if a kid throws up in the pool just a little bit, they just clear the general area and keep things going. You probably don't want to know how I learned this.

The new Harry Potter movie comes out in less than a week! And it's rated PG, which Vicki has informed me means that Chris and I don't have to see it first to make sure it's okay for her to watch. She has a point. I'm contemplating taking her and a few friends to see it opening day. We'll see.

Whoever decided it was a good idea for the Little People toys to sing stupid songs should be locked in a dark room with the castle, the bus, the playground and a 3-year-old for 24 hours. Think it's a good idea now, buddy?

A word of advice: if you find the sippy cup full of milk that's been missing for, oh, a month or so, don't open it. Really, really, don't open it. Just trust me on this one.

A week from tomorrow I leave on vacation, with my hubby and without my children. I love my children dearly, but I absolutely cannot wait to go on vacation without them. They are also excited for us to go, because it means that they'll be spending a week with Grandma, and everyone knows that grandmas are WAY more fun than Mom.

Now I will leave you with a bit of irony from Merriam-Webster's word of the day (how do you pronounce that word, anyway?):


  1. How did you learn that about the pool?

  2. Ok...that was plain old hilarious! Especially about the little people music...SERIOUSLY!!!

  3. I feel the same way about Thursdays!

  4. Lol. So where are you going on vacation? That's exciting!


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