That’s right, it’s that time of the month again… it’s Fly on the Wall!
Fly on the Wall is a monthly slice of awesomeness. Participating bloggers share little snippets from their month all squished together into one post for your enjoyment, then put them up ALL AT THE SAME TIME JUST FOR YOU TO LOVE!
What’s not to like about that?
So where have I been? Last month I apparently spaced off telling Karen I wanted to do this so I didn’t make it onto the list. I wasn’t hiding and I certainly wasn’t dead… I just forgot. Me? Forget? That NEVER happens!
We had lots of birthdays since the last time you heard from me…First Evil Genius turned the big 4-0. His request was Mountain Dew cupcakes. Get cake mix, add Mountain Dew, what could possibly go wrong, right????
ADD people trying to follow modified directions? HA! The first batch turned out like water. I soon figured out that you had to put the Mountain Dew IN PLACE of all the liquid in the cake mix. Duhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh…
Birthday #2-mine. I turned 41. It was uneventful.
Then last but certainly not least was The Princess’s birthday. She also wanted to go out for fried ice cream because that’s what Mommy did. She got to wear a sombrero (I had declined the sombrero for personal reasons.)
But there was also cake. Her mommy made a cake. Did her mommy tell you she made a cake? This one turned out… ok.
We also finished school. It’s kind of a big deal, because the older one will be attending middle school next year. Hard to believe, huh?
Other things went on too…
I went out to the schools to promote summer reading with a neighboring library. I got the pleasure of speaking to my son and daughter’s classes. What question does my son raise his hand to ask her?
“So if my mom works at one library, do I HAVE to go to that library????”
Thanks kid, I love you too.
In case you didn’t know, the Tooth Fairy has business hours: Teeth lost after 5pm will be processed the next business day. She also thanks you for your patience, because your business is very important to her.
I had a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for supper last night because dammit I’m a grown-up.
My Mother’s Day gift-I requested that the kids do the dishes tonight.
The Professor (as soon as his father is out of earshot): I don’t remember how to wash dishes.
Me: I got a reversible skirt at the consignment shop for $1.
Evil Genius: What good is that? Who wants a skirt that only covers your stomach when you reverse it? That makes no sense whatsover…
The cat is after something in the stairway. After a moment I realize he’s after his shadow. Crazy, crazy cat.
The Professor: I just wanted you to know something happened to my gum so I threw it away.
Me: What happened to your gum?
The Professor: I don’t know. It was too chewy.
I’m leaving work the other day and the kids head out to the car ahead of me. I stopped to bring something back inside and see the kids are just standing outside by the car.
Me: What’s the matter, is the car locked?
The Princess: There’s a bug in there.
The Professor: We believe it could be dangerous.
Things I never thought I’d say #903: “You don’t need a Captain America shield to do yoga.”
I think I’ll stop there… Next month will be dedicated to the half marathon I didn’t die participating and other running things. Because I can. Now don’t YOU run away, check out the other blogs that are doing this too!
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