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At the end of the daze

October 9, 2013

Toddler screaming.

Baby screaming.

Dogs barking.

Cats hiding.

Phone ringing.  Unknown caller at 000-000-0000.  I’m not home.

Flooring people finally show up and install floor.

Pergo does not match existing flooring, not even a little, although it’s nice enough.

Baby still screaming.

Toddler throwing toys at dog.

Toddler and baby both refusing to nap.

Miscalculation on flooring; not enough to do closet.

Phone ringing.  Unknown caller at 000-000-0000.  I’m not home.

Forget Pergo in closet, just carpet the dang thing and be done with it.

Internet stops working.

Dog throwing himself against french doors on deck.

Baby screaming.

Phone ringing. Unknown caller at 000-000-0000.  Still not home.

I will not cry.  I will not cry.  I will not cry.

Figure out toddler got into cabinet and turned off the power to the modem.

Internet restored.

Baby screaming.

Toddler trying to inspect flooring installer’s work while they are attempting to accomplish it.

Dogs barking.

Phone ringing. Unknown caller at 000-000-0000.  I may never come home.

Toddler falls asleep watching cartoons.

Baby dozes off.

It is quiet for three minutes.

Phone ringing.  Unknown caller at 000-000-0000.  I haven’t seen me in days.

Toddler wakes up crying.

Baby wakes up screaming.

Banana pancakes.  Who can be unhappy eating banana pancakes?

Toddler and baby, that’s who.

Toddler opens door to garage, lolly-headed dog bolts.

Sparkette goes after dog while baby cries.

Phone rings.  Does this phone even receive calls from any other numbers?

After 45 minutes Sparkette comes home empty handed.  Lolly-headed dog thought it was a game and refused to be caught.

Toddler having a tantrum.

Baby screaming.

Beginning to wonder how far I could get on a half tank of gas.

Sparkette’s phone rings; lolly-headed dog has been captured.

Must. mop. science experiment floor.

Toddler and baby bathed.

Bath ends aburptly when toddler decides to stand up and stomp on baby.

Baby screaming.

Toddler screaming.

I bet I could at least get to Montgomery.

I convince toddler to sit for a story.

Green Eggs and Ham.

Toddler tucked in.

Baby crying.

Toddler bouncing in and out of bed like a yo-yo.

Baby want a snack?  Yes.

Baby tired of snacks.

Somebody please put baby to bed.

Finally…quiet.  Thank you, Jesus.

Ears ringing.

Cats begin to show their faces.

The flooring looks nice in dim light.

Stick a fork in me and call me done.

 

 

 

 

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