Did I mention the Old Man was snoring?

A flooded basement
A ripped up wood floor
A broken garage door
A broken washing machine
A broken checkbook
A Vietnam Vet
BBQ chicken
Jack and Jill, Lady and the Tramp and Scooby Doo
A lot of sweaty yard work
Vodka lemonades with friends
The Burbs
The zoo
Monkey butts and a merry-go-round
Ghosties and things that go bump in the night
Allergic eyes swollen shut in cat dander protest
Hot light bulbs and tiny fingers
Family drama
Pickle Cars
Dirty Jobs, Deadliest Catch, and most importantly, my new secret boyfriend, Mike Rowe

Not to mention
Three-week old yummy baby cuddles and two-year old tickly toddler hugs

What a trip.

10:30 p.m. and JUST now got MP down to sleep. It seems a few obligatory overpriced toys from the Denver Zoo Gift Shop weren’t the only things she came home with. Add a 102 degree temp to the list. At this moment, preschool tomorrow is up in the air.

Considering the late hour, my sheer exhaustion and an anticipated restless night with a sick preschooler, I’m hittin’ the hay. I’ll recap the whole quick trip in more detail later, mkay?

It’s good to be home.



Filed under Bits and Pieces

9 responses to “Did I mention the Old Man was snoring?

  1. i love mike rowe too.

    can’t wait to hear about your trip! especially the part about Pickle Cars. because i have no f-ing idea what that is…

  2. Reading this from a hotel room-so yeah, I can totally relate!

  3. Anxiously awaiting details from your trip. Glad you are back home safely.

    Hope MP’s feeling better soon and making more lovely music with that “clarinet.”

  4. littlemansmom

    Sounds like you covered the basics! LOL….

    Sorry that your little one is feeling icky, I’m sure all will be well soon.

    PS….so glad that you are home safe and sound… 🙂

  5. Rest up! Both of you! I am working on the Mike Rowe post. It may take a few days. I have some research to do.

  6. Oh, Mommypie! Glad you made it back from D-Town. It’s always bittersweet seeing that skyline disappear in the rearview mirror. Sending good thoughts to you and your little one…

  7. Waiting patiently until you post a detailed update…

    And I hope MP’s better!

  8. That was quite a tease!

    Can’t wait to hear about it in more detail. It’s sounds like it’s going to be incredibly entertaining!

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