But still I run . . .
Finally, I stop at a clearing
I stand before her
Just me and her
A tolling bell
Before me stand my footsteps. . .
Boldly I step aside,
Nutella, a chocolate-hazelnut spread
spread on white sandwich bread
mix with peanut butter, eat on a ritz crackers
peanut butter and nutella sandwich
replaces chocolate bars in s'mores
serve with strawberries
with ricotta cheese, spread on ritz crackers
spread on a pizzelle
with pound cake
a teaspoonful . . . all by itself
I am all for education. I love to learn new things.
But, there are some things that I would probably be better off not knowing.
Case in point: running carpool yesterday, the van full of boys started discussing the following three categories:
sbd (silent but deadly)
If you don't know what they're talking about . . . keep it that way. Sometimes ignorance definitely is bliss!
The exact place in St. Peter's Square where John Paul II was shot.
Do you have any Pope stories to share? Hold on a second while I run and grab a box of tissues.
The look on my mother's face when the waitress called her the "heavy drinker of the family" and gave her a special glass after she had finished her Diet Coke 30 seconds after being served.
The "Hard-Headiest" MomentWhen his two older brothers were trying on sneakers, our toddler found a pair HE liked, and that HE wanted, and that he INSISTED fit him perfectly. They were nice shoes . . . but a SIZE 20!!!!
The Quote Resulting in the Biggest Group Cringe:
My best friend in the whole world is my sister.
It takes me two days to get up the nerve to clean my boys' bathroom.
When I am upset or worried, I clean (except the boys' bathroom . . . that just makes me more upset).
My favorite color is brown.
When I studied in Spain for a summer we visited a matador training facility. I was the only girl who got to enter the arena (with a very cute matador in training) and hold one end of the cape while a raging bull . . . okay, I'm kidding . . . while a cute baby calf ran through it.
My hair tends to frizz very easily; if there is a drop of water ANYWHERE in a ten mile radius (and that includes water fountains) my hair frizzes. Living in the south doesn't help matters.
My very favorite fruit to eat is a grapefruit; I instantly feel healthier when I eat one.
I am TERRIBLE at math! (Is this #7 or #8?)