lucky enough that your electricity is still working and the phone lines aren’t down sitting at your laptop perusing online pictures of the damage that has been done by flooding that has turned the state you live in into a “State of Emergency” and made national news:
Seriously … imagine being IN that car!
The fact that your kitchen is in craft shambles brought about by your 5 year-old who is channeling her inner artist (and has been doing so for almost 4 hours, and it’s only 11AM), and who keeps repeatedly telling you “I made this, isn’t it cool?”
yes, honey it is – I must have missed the last 457 times you mentioned that, and you must have missed all 457 of my oohs and aahs just doesn’t seem quite as bad as if it were a normal day.
In the time it’s taken me to upload pics and write this post, she’s moved on to making a wearable truck (a happy truck with googly-eyes and a smile not dissimilar from the one above) out of a Gymboree bag.
No one can ever accuse my child of lacking imagination or creativity. Or being a good little recycler for that matter.
As for the cleanup?
Well, as illustrated above, it could be a lot worse.
Thank you to all of you who have asked. We are safe, warm, and DRY.
And now I must run … someone just grabbed the Elmer’s glue.