November 7, 2011 @ 6:21 pm | Filed under: Family
I moved all the chairs into the kitchen so I could scrub the floor under the dinner table. Naturally, this meant that Huck had to climb on those chairs and stand at the counter that is usually so tantalizingly out of his reach. And NATURALLY, this meant he was bound to knock over a cup someone had left half-full on the counter. And naturally it had to land on the sparkling clean floor.
Like putting beads on a string with no knot, isn’t that what Erma Bombeck said about housework?
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I don’t know whether to laugh or groan.
On November 7, 2011 at 8:32 pm
That quote is so funny. That is exactly what if feels like. (whimper)
On November 8, 2011 at 4:36 am
Elizabeth K. says:
One more reason for me not to clean the floor today. . .as if I needed another. 🙂
On November 8, 2011 at 1:48 pm
Karen Edmisten says:
Oh, I repeated that quote to myself so many times when my kids were little. Ramona still has me chanting it some days: “Stringin’ beads without a knot, stringin’ beads without a knot ….”
I always remind myself that one day I’ll really miss the people who left the trail of beads. 🙂
On November 8, 2011 at 3:00 pm
but the fact that it didn’t end with him falling, hitting his head on a heating vent (or other sharp angle) is a win. Ask me how I know! LOL
On November 8, 2011 at 9:29 pm
That frequently happens to me with sweeping. I’ll be sweeping to one spot, and the one of the kids will will was through it, completely oblivious to it. sigh…
Great quote, love Erma…
On November 9, 2011 at 9:40 am
gosh, bad typos. Sorry, that was will “walk” through it.
On November 9, 2011 at 9:41 am