I did not turn a timer on to remind me to check on the chicken. Because my sharp mind does not require the use of such devices.
And I did not go to a spot in my house where I could not hear the timer. Because...well, because that would just be silly.
Therefore I did not emerge from said spot in the house where the timer could not be heard to see billowing smoke filling up the kitchen.
And of course I would not make a statement like, "a few more minutes and I would have to be calling the fire department" within ear shot of my children. Which of course would not have been met with deer in the headlights big eyeballs and excited, "oh can we Mom?!! can we?!!"
I did not open every window of the house and turn on all the fans in attempts to clear out the evidence.
And a major thunderstorm did not come through about five minutes later.
And it did not near flood the inside of my house because of the above mentioned open windows.
Of course, then, I did not have a smoky, smelly, damp house full of children with big eyeballs and disappointed hearts.
And we did not call for pizza.
The end. (Just felt like that story needed an ending)
Nope. Never happened. Not me.
Jesus follower. After that I'm happily married, mom to four, homeschooler, traveler, photographer, and never one to turn down a good cup of coffee.
I woke up early this morning, as usual. The house was quiet. Closed up. Dark. I started the coffee, pulled out my books, grabbed my f...
I made a trip to Raleigh and back this week, just one quick night away. The reason for my going was the Kids Exchange consignment sale, bu...
The week was survived. Only one child threw up and there was only one slightly traumatic dentist visit. Not too ...
Yesterday was a hot mess of activity getting Jeremiah ready to leave early this morning for Haiti, but as I write this he is off and on his...
The holidays are over. Finished. Caput. A memory. The decorations are put away, the Christmas carnage has found a home, the goodwil...
- ► 2014 (108)
- ► 2013 (145)
- ► 2012 (222)
- Updated List of Things Never to Say to a Pregnant ...
- The Great Room Rearrangement and Toy Purge of 2011...
- saturday hash
- Parenting: The Privledge of Choice(s)
- From Poppyseed to Pumpkin: Chinese Cabbage Week
- 8 years.
- Homeschooling: Beyond the Basics - Music
- Thursday Thoughts
- brothers from another mother
- Eli Update: 10 months
- Not Me Monday
- Lost and Found
- margarita's and bridge
- Thursday Thoughts: Boy Obsessions
- Child Labor Laws
- Strawberry Picking 101
- Confessions of a Mom on Mother's Day
- dirty laundry
- sure signs
- Wednesday Wander-ings
- off into the sunset
- a study of perpetual motion
- Not Me Monday #2
- Not Me Monday
- ▼ May (24)
- ► 2010 (405)
- ► 2009 (430)
- ► 2008 (345)