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April 30, 2008 at 8:48 am 2 comments

Forgot to take those Naproxen before bedtime.  Friends, I feel it!  And I’m exhausted.  I think I need more sleep before I start.  I’m crashing.

Went to get more caulk this AM (and yesterday AM).  This was what I saw when I came out of the hardware store:

Yeah…we are avid supporters of the Upward Sports Programs…but this is a bit much.  I put extra magnets on the fridge outside when we are finished using them.  Apparently one of the kids thought that was a big rediculous and put all of them back on the van.  So, for the last week or so, I’ve not known that I looked like this.  It’s a big like the feeling of having something stuck on your shoe and not knowing about it.  A bit much, but it made me smile.  Kids…gotta love ’em!

My husband said, “We  need to deal with that…it looks like ‘The Upward Gypsy Wagon’.  😀 


Entry filed under: Everyday.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Brittany  |  April 30, 2008 at 4:20 pm

    That’s hillarious!

  • 2. mom  |  April 30, 2008 at 8:46 pm

    I love my grandkids!!!! Funnny. Glad you distracted from your madness long enough to laugh and enjoy their time of youth.

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