Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Thankful Thursday




I feel like I should come up with a theme song for Thankful Thursday – and that my brother should sing it. In his Julia Child impression voice. That would be exciting, don’t you think? No? Okay, okay, let’s get right down to it.

·         I’m thankful that my sister-in-law (said Julia Child brother’s wife) has started writing on her blog again. Check her out here.

·         I’m glad that I know where my lost earring is. Yes, I know that it’s not lost if I know where it is. But it’s lost to me until sometime in October when I deem it cool enough to stick my head under my car seat to find it.

·         I’m thankful that my boss thinks he can hold the fort while I’m out for my surgery. I did not look forward to trying to train someone new. This way, I can just show him a couple of things I do & he’ll be good to go. Hmm. I might back up my files just in case. There’s a reason he needs an assistant. Heh.

·         I’m so so thankful that I remembered the squash we brought home from Daddy & Amy’s in time to eat it. I never remember how much I like to eat just plain baked squash until I get it in my mouth again – yummy faux buttery goodness.

·         I’m thankful that when the top came off of our olive oil sprayer & the bottle crashed down it just mostly pooled on the pan Dr. M was about to put squash on. Especially since the lid being loose was probably my fault. Oops.

·         I know that I made the right decision in not having children, but it’s nice to have a few around to remind me why. Just kidding. Sort of. My former boss told me that she had given her almost four year old twins some cotton balls & glue sticks & left them for a few minutes. When she returned it was to this. The Cotton Ball Monster!


And her accomplice, Cotton Ball Monster Girl!


Made me laugh, which is always a good thing.

What are you thankful for today?

10 comments:

  1. I'm thankful the grandboy is back home even though I enjoy his visits.

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  2. Sunshine (hot on the prairies today!). The free wine we got from a hotel the other night who messed us about (drinking it tonight). Washing machines. Air conditioning (never need it at home). And all the usuals (the nearest/dearest).
    xx

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  3. What kind of glue was that? Not a superglue stick, I hope. Funny picture.

    You may want to do the bending to look for the earring while you can still bend (i.e., pre-op). Put one of those personal fans on your head and go searching. Better yet, borrow some glue (you know where to get it) and stick a powerful magnet to a long stick. Voila! Instant earring.

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  4. I'm thankful for fresh, local tomatoes. I can't get enough.

    Love the cotton ball monsters! Made me smile.

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  5. thankful for you, as always. Other notes on the subject can be found at my blog! have a good day, Miss Bug.

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  6. Rudee - that's a great idea. Except that I experimented with the remaining earring. Apparently it has no metal. Really.

    Ah well, it's not a pair that I wear very often - I probably won't even miss the lost one.

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  7. OH MY GOSH....Cannot let my grands see these photos. Four year olds seem to try and see what they can get away with when the caretaker is out of sight. Hilarious though!

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  8. I choked from laughing at those cotton-faces! I can totally see ME being the one with cotton on my face - not the kids though :)

    Glad you dont have to train someone... that's the worst!

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  9. Do NOT encourage your brother! For the past 22 years I've had to listen to his Julia Child impersonation!

    Just did my own version of Thankful Thursday. Thank you very much!

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  10. on thursday i was thankful for the ability to sit back and laugh at the absurdities in the world, i guess i still am

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