1. I made toast under the broiler. At 10pm. The kids were in bed and I was waiting for Jer to come home so I thought, obviously, I should make some toast. He came home to all the doors flung open, smoke billowing all around me and the very first thing he said to me was, You should take a picture crazy lady. So I did.. Man, I must have been pretty engrossed in Glee to not even notice till the smoke made it’s way to the living room!
2. Yesterday was a holy day in our home. One that requires a moment of silence. I FINISHED ALL THE LAUNDRY IN OUR HOUSEHOLD. And folded it. And put it away in actual drawers, as opposed to giant piles on beds that then get thrown to the ground at bedtime that then unintentionally get put back in the dirty clothes pile. But that wasn’t the part I wanted to talk about. After all the laundry was done I did an even more remarkable thing. I sat and paired up EVERY SINGLE SOCK. And then, the leftovers, those pesky leftovers that have been in that same bin for over 2 years, had a ceremonious death:
It was the first fire we have ever had in that fireplace and I must say it was a moment of truth, of clarity- I declare to never, ever have so many unmatched socks again that I must light them all on fire.
It was epic. And the children thought Dad and I were pretty varsity. Here’s a trick: If your kids think you are kinda lame, or you want to prove to them you are super cool- light something on fire. Seriosuly. It will work. And I have had my fun with fire in the past. I remember something about gasoline circles and driving through the flames in high school. Thank goodness there were no cell phone cameras back then, I would have SO been grounded!
3.It was crazy hair day at the kids’ school. Bela went with the pink and blue hair route, but Moses didn’t want that. So he decided to put clothes pins all over his head. He thought it was a touch more masculine:) I am proud of their choices.
4. I leave tomorrow for ORLANDO! Last night I dreamt that all my dreadlocks fell out and I was searching the Goodwill before I left for a scarf for my naked head. IS THE UNIVERSE TRYING TO TELL ME SOMETHING?!?!?
5. Speaking of ORLANDO, yesterday I packed my bag. Or at least tried too. Somehow in the midst of all my clean clothes I forgot how to put an outfit together. I had all my clean clothes sitting on my bed, but I couldn’t remember how to match jeans with a shirt. I am not joking. Does this happen to you when you pack? I mean, I know I have outfits because I wear them everyday. The same thing happens when I try and sit down and menu plan. I know I make meals every day but somehow when I try to think of 7 consecutive ones I find myself googling :What To Make For Dinner. It is so strange. And then I decide to make weird things like sloppy joes because that is what google says even though I would never, ever make them.
And regarding clothes at one pointI thought, oh I guess I can bring this giant orange and white mumu to wear. Ok, that has been in my closet for a year never worn once.Because even though I thought it was cool when I found it at the Goodwill, the fact is I went to Vegas and Maui and never once wore it because it looks hideous on- but for some reason I thought, oh, ‘When I go meet 90 strangers in Florida THIS is the perfect time to test drive this baby’. NO ANYA, NO! PUT THE MUMU DOWN!
What crazy thing has happened to you this week?
Love,The Crazy Lady