Thursday, February 12, 2009

You Did What?!

Ok - my husband is gone for two weeks...

and...

- the brakes on the car went funny

- it rained so hard that two months worth of snow melted in two hours

- the melted snow leaked into my house and ran across my son's floor.

- A drainage ditch needed to be dug to the street to drain the puddles of melted snow.

- the carpet needs to be ripped up quickly before we have mildew (thankfully, it was going to be ripped up for trash next month anyway!)

All that, and I was tired. Today, I was able to talk to my husband (yay!) and life was looking better. No major emergencies today besides a severely constipated child in tears, but we got that worked out - literally!

Then came those five words I am beginning to dread. "Mom, can you come here?"

I went. My middle son had taken a bath, and like all my kids, had wrapped in a towel and came down by the gas fireplace to warm himself. Warm himself he had! A bit too close. And now his cheeks are sporting two fairly large burns. Yes, those cheeks!

Sometimes, all you can do is laugh and reach for the frozen vegetables!

4 comments:

Alan & Beth McManus said...

O my goodness! I thought my youngest riding the laundry basket down cement stairs into a cement wall was bad, but this has that beat. I laughed out loud!

Becky Aguirre said...

Oh, boy! LOL! oops. Bet he'll stay a little farther away next time...haha!

Iryna said...

Sounds like you have your hands full. Hope you get an easy day soon.

Karis said...

LOL is right which I know it's not funny to your son -- burns hurt so bad! After it heals, it will be one of those stories that is repeated many times.

It does seem that things seem to happen when husbands are gone.