Thursday, March 26, 2009

Going straight from the turn lane.......

Going Straight from the turn lane......

The Officer in the car behind you does not care that you waited until the other cars were gone first.

He does care that you are making him wait while you try to go straight when you should be turning.

He does no care if doing this is going to get you to your dr.'s appoinment on time.

He does not care if you never really meant to be in the turn lane in the first place.

I promise it is going to take longer to explain all of this to the law enforcement officer than if you would of just turned and went the long way. Your dr. might leave before you get to the office. Just turn and save yourself the trouble. Or maybe you want to miss your appointment and go through all this again.

Monday, March 23, 2009

An emergency broadcast.....

There was a threat of bad weather tonight. We had the high winds and were praying for rain. My son and I were driving home from the grocery store, it was already dark outside. We were listening to the radio. I was scanning channels. I do not have my radio set to channels. Depending on where I am there are different stations. So I always push the scan button. I hear the beep, beep, beeeeeeeep of an emergency warning. I stop the radio. I am not sure where the station is but think maybe they are already having bad weather some where near us. My son and I sit in silence waiting for the announcement. It seems to take forever.... in the back of my mind I am praying the bad weather is no where near us. I am sure it isn't but I just don't know. Finally the report comes on. Just as suddenly the car is filled with laughter. The emergency report is in Spanish. I am laughing and tell my son, I sure hope they aren't telling us to take cover. I switch stations and no one else has a warning, so it must of been a test, a test in Spanish.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Words of Wisdom

My words of wisdom for the day.

If you are mounting pictures to foam board wear gloves. Don't hold the foam board while you are spraying it, if you do wear gloves.

I was in a hurry and didn't really think it through first. I will next time, or maybe next time I will plan ahead and have it done.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Watch out Barbie, Legos be on alert.......

Barbie you best keep your little boots and high heels put up. Legos make sure you are not left laying on the floor. I have a new best friend. I have a new vacuum. I love my new vacuum. I am wondering how I have lived my life with out this sweet little vacuum. I love this vacuum so much that I threw my old vacuum in the dumpster. I decided I didn't want to dig the hay out of the vacuum. I didn't have to spend any money on my new vacuum. My new vacuum is the shop vac. Who knew how wonderful shop vacs were? All these years the shop vac has been outside. I thought shop vacs were for shops not houses.

I needed to vacuum out around the air conditioner and the hose on my vacuum was not working. I decided to use the shop vac. It worked great. Then I went around the kitchen and vacuumed under the stove and refrigerator. Here is the best thing about the shop vac..... you can vacuum up barbies boots and legos with out messing up the vacuum. I LOVE IT!!!

We only have carpet in two rooms, so now I need to figure out how to vacuum the carpet with this thing. If I don't figure out how to vacuum the carpet I will have to buy a new vacuum. I didn't think about vacuuming the two rooms with carpet when I threw the old vacuum in the trash. Sometimes my excitment gets in the way of clear thinking.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

I need a new vacuum......

If your daughter tells you she needs the shop vac to vacuum her room, believe her.

Today my daughter was cleaning her room. She came in the kitchen and asked for the shop vac. I asked what for. She said to vacuum her room. I told her you don't vacuum your room with the shop vac, use the regular vacuum. She said OK, but I really think I should use the shop vac.

Later I go to vacuum my room and the vacuum is not working. I look inside and the hose is full of HAY. That's right HAY. I ask dd why is the vacuum full of hay. She says the rabbit knocked the hay over and the hay was in her carpet. I am not sure how the hay got out of the cage and at this point it doesn't matter. This is a tiny sweet little rabbit. I can not imagine it could of made that big of a mess.

I told dd the vacuum isn't working because of the hay. She said I told you I needed the shop vac. When will I ever learn to listen or ask more questions. I have been wanting a new vacuum. Maybe this is a good thing.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Why my back hurts......

The other morning I woke up and my back was hurting. It got worse as the day went on. I kept wondering what did I do. Why does my back hurt. I could not think of anything I had done recently. In the back of my mind I did wonder if I picked a bag of feed up wrong or something.

My past did come to mind. I thought maybe it is from when I had the collision with the drunk driver when I was 17. A drunk slid through a red light and crashed into my car. Then asked me why I was calling the police. I said "HELLO!!! Look at my car!!!!" I spent a year in physical therapy for my back. Fun !! Fun !!! Not!!

Or maybe it was when I was 15. I was with a couple of friends and the one driving was going to where her boyfriend was working or at a friends. I don't remember the details. What I do remember is her seeing him and stopping the car and jumping out to go yell at him. What she forgot to do was put the car in park first. The other person in the front seat had no idea what was happening. I yelled at her to put the car in park her response was "what?" So I dove over the back seat and tried to put the car in park. The thing is believe it or not even though I am short my feet were still in the back seat. Seems you need your foot on the brake to change gears. So we crashed into the building.

Maybe it was all the times my friend made me climb through the little sliding back window of his little truck. He was always locking his keys in his truck. Lucky for him I could climb through that little window.

Maybe it was the million other things I did when I was younger.......