"Your story should be written now while it is fresh and while the true details are available. A journal is the literature of superiority. Each individual can become superior in her own humble life." ~Spencer W. Kimball
I know that young people must have jobs. They have to start somewhere, but really, there has got to be some sort of intelligence test or guidelines before hiring people. Really.
We bought some crown molding a while ago. I thought we would have enough. Turns out, as we were getting ready to put it up, we found we are about 5 ln feet short. Just 5. How annoying is that? So, I called Lowes and ended up speaking with a young man (I am guessing hoping he was young). The conversation amazed me.
Me: "Hi do you carry any Trim-Tex crown molding?" Lowes: "What's that?" "A brand of crown molding. We are a couple of feet short." "Is that like a brand of baseboard?" "Well, yeah, sort of. Crown molding is decorative wood strip that goes along the ceiling." "Oh, okay. So what kind of tile do you need?" "Tile?" "To go along the ceiling, right?" "Uh, I don't need tile. I need crown molding." "I hav…
We don't see our friends as often as we would like. Something about us being the only ones married and with kids. Whatever. So any chance to have them all come play is a welcome one. Since Jeffrey just had a birthday, we decided to have a barbecue tonight.
We are having a barbecue and we don't eat meat. Kind of ironic, isn't it? When I thought about it, this video came to mind.
I am too tired. I should not be this tired. Why am I so tired?
I am too tired to make dinner. I am too tired to clean the house. Heck, I am too tired to even shower.
The only thing in my experience that I could come up with was pregnancy.
But then I learned something.
When the little air sacks in the bronchial tubes become inflamed, it makes it difficult for the body to get enough air. So the heart has to work twice as hard distributing oxygen throughout your body. Which makes you unbelievably tired.
And not pregnant.
But with Bronchitis.
At least that is the unofficial diagnosis.
So I have been sitting on the couch all last week. And weekend. And today. And probably for the rest of the week. Probably for the rest of this blasted sickness.
But the feeling tired and coughing up a lung is not the hard part. The hard part is leaving my family to fend for themselves. We have been enjoying…