*Because we didn't have a big enough gouge in the finances with my car "incident," Mr.4444's truck transmission died today, and he had to have it towed. It's a 2004 with 104,000 miles on it. Guess when the warranty ran out? You get the prize if you guessed 100,000 miles. Can that really be a coincidence? Has anyone else's car ever died right BEFORE the warranty ran out?
*Went to hear the duet of Kendall and Liz after school; they got a "1," which is the best score they could possibly get. They are thrilled, of course, and are off to Liz's house for a sleepover. Are you aware that there is new sleepover thing that middle schoolers like to do? No, I'm not talking about writing on someone's face with permanent marker before they wake up in the morning (that is just plain MEAN! isn't it??) I'm talking about roasting Starbursts. Yup. Kendall and her friends gather around their own individual tea light candles and roast Starbursts on toothpicks. I don't know if this has spread beyond their circle of friends, but I do know that no sleepover is complete without this ritual, so now you are in the know.
*A Novel Woman has uncovered something new to test your awareness skills; you should check it out. (I failed, but I was impressed.)
*Michelle made a very thought-provoking comment today when she said, I never understood it anyway... who decided the F word was "BAD". Why can we say "screw, copulate, intercourse, sex, hump, procreate, plow, and bang, but you CAN'T SAY F&#&"? I never understood the concept of swear words. Just like my butt - there are a dozen words for my dupa, but I can't call it an A** ? Who decided this stuff? Very good question.
*That Pioneer Woman; she's going to make me fat! I don't like to read blogs that are so crowded that I feel invisible, so when I see a post that has like 1237 comments, I just don't bother, but I keep going back. She's great, isn't she? Anyway, last night I made her apple dumplings, but don't click on the link if you are on a diet, because they are a heart attack in the making for sure.*I just want to say thanks for checking in. I have to admit it; I am hooked on this blogging thing; I have loved "meeting" all of you, reading what you so freely pour from your hearts, and reading your sweet, funny, inspiring perspectives. You rock!