Thursday, August 16, 2007

A Trip in Numbers

15: Total number of hours in the car with my children

13: Number of hours in the car that those children were awake and fighting yelling playing rather than napping.

7,496: Number of times over the past several days I pleaded with my son to PLEASE walk faster than a snail's pace.

7,477: Times he couldn't hear me pleading because he was so far immersed into his own world of looking at leaves, rocks, dirt to bother with me.

5: Number of hours we spent walking around the zoo at a snail's pace, still not seeing all of the animals.

100: Degrees. At the zoo. For five hours. Enough said.

7: Trips to Starbucks.

4: Fantastic days spent with incredible friends, laughing until my face hurt.

2: 1 very happy dog + 1 very happy Sister to be reunited.

1: Happy Mommy to be home, about to sleep in her own bed.

24: Hours until Big Daddy gets home to sleep in that bed next to me.

I'm tempted to sleep until he gets here to make the time pass quicker. Wait a second. Back to reality. I'll be up with the sun because the kids will be so! happy! to be home with all of their toys and their dog again.

5 comments:

  1. OMG! That is hilarious! I was like you after our trip to Pittsburgh in early July. I remember PLEADING with William to walk faster... he practically runs everywhere else! Thank you for cracking me up this morning... love it and needed it!
    - Audrey
    Pinks & Blues Girls

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  2. Welcome back home. You were missed.

    Cute way to post about your trip.

    Hugs!
    Kat
    (I went to Starbucks again this morning...yum...sugar free, decaf, non fat, caramel latte'...oh my!)

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  3. What is it with boys and dragging booty? They only move when you don't want them to.

    Glad you're home :)

    M&M

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  4. I like your creativity with the numbers! I just hope you get some rest before the little one hops out of bed so early in the morning! Glad to hear you made it home safely!

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