A site for my handmade cards, accompanied by my photos and written meanderings which are occasionally witty, often tongue-in-cheek, and rarely profound. Beginning in June 2013, you'll also see lots of NBUS, which is an acronym I coined for Never-Before-Used-Schtuff. Feel free to join in, use the acronym, and use up your NBUS too! Thanks for coming by! Have a beverage and enjoy!
My desk this week (strictly for your entertainment, I hope) is covered with . . .
. . . well, let me start at the beginning. Earlier this year, my DDIL, Rachel, bought us a "Don't Forget" notepad, shaped so you could hang your note on a door knob, say, the front door, so that on your way out the door you would see it and be reminded of whatever it was you didn't want to forget. Follow? (Yes, more than once we arrived at their house empty-handed of the thing we were supposed to bring. Ahem.)
The pad sat on the kitchen counter and was used many times. Then one day the twins found it. Now that they can read and write (used loosely, but then who am I to talk?), they thought this was the funnest thing ever. They split up the pad and each armed with a pencil they went giggling off to make up "Do Not Forget" notes for us.
The notes are precious and priceless and written in the way only 7-year-old boys could write them. In all of them you can "hear" the voice of the adults in their lives, as they thought up things they thought we would write ourselves. It's quite telling to see how much kids really do listen, always they are listening. They may not be obedient, but they are always listening.
I'll type the words under, so you don't have to strain your eyeballs.
Do not fede dog, peple food. Thank you.
. . . eny wallits or mony. Thank you.
. . . eny coats in the closit. Thank you.
... to water plans. Thank you.
. . . bring plans in wen in cold. Thank you.
. . . beer in the cooler. Thank you.
Do not make a mess. Thank you.
Of course, as self-respecting little boys, they had to get scatalogical!
Do not leave any poop in the toilet. Thank you.
Do not pee (on) the toylit sete. Thank you.
Do not fart in here.
(Lets face it, two out of three of those things apply no matter what age!)
They also left a note especially for me, hanging from the scissor board in the Playhouse, echoing what they've heard from me:
. . . to close the ingc pads.
Good little listeners and note makers they are. And such good manners, almost always writing thank you. Sorry this is so long, but I really wanted to share these with my WOYWW friends and others, so thank you for "listening!" (There were lots more I didn't show you, so it coulda been worse!)
Please also help me welcome Marianne of MARvelous Cards who has joined as a follower, and please check out her marvelous cards! Thank you, Marianne!
Enjoy! As always, thank you for stopping by to visit. Special thanks to you if you take the time to join as a follower or leave a comment!