Tonight I will just type whatever comes to mind. Might be good, might be crap. Don't say I didn't warn you. Today was interesting. I got the kids ready with only making one child cry. Bonus! I went to drive my morning shift of the carpool and the car wouldn't turn over and even did a freaky flash of the dashboard thing that brought to mind that the Odyssey may actually be haunted. For once this year I got to call the PM driver and bail on her instead of it being the other way around. Not that I'm keeping score or anything- but I kinda am at this point. I am so imperfect-I know.
I spent the morning trying to get someone to jump start the van for me. I will spare you the details on that one but tell you instead the things I learned. #1-Don't buy a Dodge Caravan (I think that's what it was) because the battery is in a very strange unreachable place. I am also sure that is not the only reason not to buy these vans. #2- My neighbor who I met for the first time today has interesting tatoos, can't yet drive his stick shift car and works at the deli at Giant. I may have made poor Ron/Rob(?) late for work today. Also jumper cables make him (and me) skiddish. #3 The biggest helper for me today was the Princeton Graduate with 3 small children who looked up how to do this beforehand and owned another Odyssey. Young mothers rock! As do Hondas.
I should have spent more time on laundry today as I have to pack for our entire clan tomorrow. We head to the place of our birth for 6 days where I will surely weep over the sight of the mountains. Yes it's Utah. But we all know how patient the laundry is. It waits for me even now as I type. After I finish, it's gonna be me, my laundry and Adam, Chris and Danny singing the night away. I hope the girls can stop giggling in their beds. Big Girl is in my bed right now to separate them into sleepiness. Have I typed long enough yet?
Oh- I gave Big Boy an ultimatum today (totally off subject sorry). I am taking hostage future items found on his floor and as ransom I will require some type of work from him. Bigger the pile- bigger the job! Follow through will actually require me going into his room to check. I'll be getting back to you on that one.
So I guess that is long enough of a ramble. My husband says my posts can be too lengthy. Hmm- quite possible. I think he doesn't talk enough though, so there! I probably won't be posting for some time so check back around the 20th. I should have lots to go on and on and on about then. Like how the family reunion without my Dad goes. Will the adult twins fight like cats and dogs in front of the children? Will we eat at Chuck a Rama? Will Timp Cave be worth the hike up there? Tune in to find out! TTFN.