Wednesday, September 21, 2011

I Got A Good Start on THE PROJECT- NOT

You remember that yesterday
was the day to work on the
pile in the garage?
I got the pile uncovered..
Yes. I. Did.

Remember I promised to
work on that pile..and paint..and recover?
Remember that?
Well, it didn't happen.

I was ready.
I was truly ready.
I was willing.
I was truly willing.
I was able...
I was truly able.

So- What happened?
Well, it started like this.
I got my coffee at Starbucks
and the newspaper.
Here's a funny tidbit most people
don't know about me.

I pull around to the old abandoned
KMart parking lot
and sit and read my paper and
drink my coffee.
It is one place I don't look around
and feel guilty like I should be
Sometimes I even read a book there.

But THIS morning..
as I am enjoying my moment of
peace and quiet.
I hear a car
s.n.e.a.k up beside me.
I feel like someone is
I am found and I wasn't even lost!

Their MOM went through Starbucks
and they are on their way to school.
Yesterday no one in their house felt well.
They all stayed home from school.
That doesn't happen very often.
This one had strep throat~
I think THESE two just wanted to stay
home and watch movies...
Hey! Mom!  You sure do look pretty this morning..
It is NOT nice to say Shut Up to your Mother!
Nice cup!
(As a side note when my brother found out I was
wearing a bra he called me CUPS for two years-
He's lucky he's alive to read the story)

Anyway, I pull in my drive and get out
to start working on
The phone rings and it is
I don't feel good-can you pick
SweetCheeks up from KittyGarden?

Ummm...Yeah...guess I can...
I find her room..
Is it The Rapture?
Are all the innocents gone?
There are a few reminders left behind...
and I heed this one.
Here they come.
They have been outside in the fresh air
and sunshine.
We are home and so far we have
had a busy day..watching SnowWhite
And I heard such words of wisdom
fall from those sweet lips.
Nana..Dihdju knohw that baby bohys haff weeners?
Seriouslhy! BabyE hass onhe and it will fahll off when
he turhns three!
Seriouslhy, Nana! I readed it!
Wow!  Hope I can get a copy of
THAT book.  It is bound to be a
priceless edition.
(I'm gonna let her Mama handle THAT one)

Any other questions you'd like her
to answer about boyhs
while she's got the book out?
your photo name


Sissie's Shabby Cottage said...

Hello Diana,
You've got me laughing in my coffee already this morning! Sweet Cheeks is going to find out one of these days that it won't fall off! LOL!
I have a solution for your garage. I'll come out and take some of it off your hands!

Love that you find peace and quiet in the parking lot! LOL!


Gina said...

Both you & Sweet Cheeks crack me up! You're like a great dose of happy pills in the morning.

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Hilarious Diana!
Oh I love the one about the baby boy weiners falling off! She is a hoot, that little girl!
I sneak into to parking lots to read and have coffee too!
Your right, no guilt there!

Nancy's Notes said...

Oh my Diana, I just spewed coffee all over my keyboard! That's okay, I love my morning to start off with a hearty laugh! You sneaking into the parking lot is just hysterical,but I get it! Too funny you were busted! Now that reader of yours, weeners falling off, I lost it right then! Love your posts, they get my day started off in the right direction!


michelle said...

That is too funny and I totally get the hiding place! Mine is at the beach where I will go park during the off season and read, hardly anyone is there and it is peaceful!
I think I need a copy of that book too!! LOL!!

Jettie said...

I;m sure that book is out of print, so please scan and copy that page for me!

I didn't spew coffee, only because mine wasn't ready when I read that, it is hysterical, and yes, I'd let mom handle those comments....

Anonymous said...

Too funny.... Oh well, tomorrow is another day!!

Pam Kessler said...

That's too funny. You will have some good stories to tell at her wedding. I hope that weener thing isn't true.

Anonymous said...

OMG, never a dull moment, is there? You crack me up, with those sweetcheeks quotes. Love it. Smiles, Susie

Patty said...

My kids didn't call them weiners. They called them pee-pee spouts. Why? Because when my son was a newborn I was playing with my daughter and singing The Itsy Bitsy Spider and I guess she had water spouts on her mind. Then - we went to the sink to bathe the baby. She stood on a chair beside the sink to help. And he peed. Immediately she giggled and said, "Look Mommy, he's got a little pee pee spout!" And it's been pee pee spout ever since.
My kids did use the word weenie, though. A weenie was a wimp... or a whiney baby. *lol*

Anonymous said...

what a great post,, I love your hiding place,,hope everyone feels better soon,, lets not enlighten sweet cheeks too soon,, so sweet,

Something Nice and Pretty said...

So funny Diana! My daughter and kids would do the same!
I should let my husband see the picture of your "stuff" maybe he would quit being a WEINER about mine. Of course mine isn't all piled into one area, it's all spread out.:)

Tete said...

Hiding in a parking lot...good choice. Must have had morning hair...and you were found.
Nana duties always come first, so tell hubby that when he has his hands on his hips wondering why his car won't fit in the garage yet.
You think cups can handle that conversation? She couldn't handle the camera yesterday morning and you are going to send SC to her for advice on boys. ok...sounds like a plan.
Glad it's not my job!

Nezzy (Cow Patty Surprise) said...

Heeehehehheee!!!! Now I've got to clean my computer screen!!! What a riot you are girl...your crack me up!!!

Book??? Project??? I see where your priorities are. Love the fact that you got caught but I also am thrilled that you take the time for yourself. We all need to do more of that.

If ya find that book about boyhs would ya save me a copy???

God bless ya sweetie and have a marvelous day!!! :o)

Melissa said...

You and Sweet Cheeks are just the best! I look forward to drinking coffee with you every morning... only I'm at my keyboard, and your hiding out in vacant lots. I must find that book SC's been reading, one needs to stay up to date on the new science of anatomy!

Debby said...

Oh Sweet Cheeks.....yep, mom needs to handle that one. So funny.

Blessed Serendipity said...

ROLFL (rolling on the floor laughing)
You made me smile. Hope you have a great day and you had better get busy on that pile.


Donna said...

My, my, my! I don't know which is funnier: the thought of you sitting alone in the Kmart parking lot, the kiddos pulling up next to you, OR, Sweetcheeks book revelations! Guess I should add your thrift shop, ooops, I mean "garage" to the list! haha! Maybe you could ask SC why boys act as nutty as they do!!!

Julie Harward said...

You my friend need to write a book...every post is so full of joy and humor, loved it!!! ;D

Kathy@ Gone North said...

Oh my... I started chuckling when I saw "mom" hiding her face from your camera, then the full laugh out loud when I read Sweet cheeks take on boys... Never a dull moment in NanaDiana's life.. :)

Anonymous said...

'Cup in the face' and 'fall of at three' had me laughing out loud,

At The Picket Fence said...

Hilarious! My daughter told my son that she had a pee-pee too but it just hadn't started growing yet. Is that in the book? And seriously LOL about the "cups"! Ahhh...nothing like a little brotherly love. :-)

Mary Ann Pickett said...

Guess that garage will wait for another day... this was a great story!!!

Blondie's Journal said...

She is SUCH a riot!! I remember thinking a lot of strange things like that when I was much older than Sweet Cheeks!!

I envy you for finding your quiet little spot behind KMart. I wouldn't dare park behind mine with the windows down, not even in the front lot!! lol!

You will get to your piles eventually...take some of the pressure off. It's a good feeling to get things done, but a better feeling to just relax on a day off. And BTW, you are not much older than me!!! ;-D


Ceekay-THINKIN of HOME said...

Oh this is such a funny post. I hear ya...trying to get something accomplished...nothing goes the way it should...but I thought I would fall off the chair with the Rapture comment....and that book...well, it should be a top seller by now!! No wonder we don't get men...we didn't read the book in Kindergarden!!

Savannah Granny said...

Lordy, Lordy, That Sweet Cheeks! I am so glad you are chronicling this. When she is a teen, you are gonna have sooooo much on her.
The Weeener story reminded of my,now 23 yr old grandson. His family consisted of Mom, Dad and one brother. When he found out Mommy didn't have a weener he started crying. Saying, Mommy, me and Phify aka Timothy and daddy have weeners. I am so sorry you don't got one. I have had fun with that one on several occassions.
Just keep recording these.
Love it, Hugs, Ginger

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

This is a classic post Diana....and SC never, ever disappoints me!!! Hee Hee....

ShabbyESP said...

I think grandchildren are a good excuse for anything!!!
I don't know how you do all you do you have time for everything...tell your husband we look forward to your posts so you will try to fit it in to clean the garage.
Thanks for stopping by and leaving your sweet comment I need all the prayers I can is due next week :-(
Have a great day!!
Suzann ~xoxo~

KimMalk said...

What a fun crew of grandkids! You are so funny, I can't believe you sit it your car and have your coffee!