I have one more project to finish, though. I opened my big mouth and asked Runnin' Man's teacher if she wanted me to make leis for her class for their luau next Friday. I was hoping that she would say that she'd had them donated by another parent. Because after spending 2 hours on 2 leis as a test, MAYBE making them isn't such a great idea!
So, today, I'll be on my way to the dollar store to buy a LOT of tissue paper in an attempt to make at least 25 leis by Friday. I'm almost considering purchasing them instead. But this will give Miss Missy and me something to do together. I think she's tired of watching the Wizard Of Oz over and over.
I have tried HARD to convince my mom to keep the kids for a month this summer. I mean, she is their grandmother and she does live all the way in Connecticut and that IS a good ways a way from the south and she NEVER gets to see them except maybe once a year. You'd think that she'd want to spend some time with them.
Would you believe that she thinks that we should all come and visit for a week, she keep them for a week, and we come back and pick them up! WHAT! Has the woman lost her marbles?? Does she not realize how long that drive is to drop off and come back a week later?
My mother is SO not the grandmotherly type. Her theory is that kids can't stay with her until they can "wipe their own a**". (She was a huge Big Daddy fan) Why is it that when I called her to tell her that I was giving her her first grandchild, do you think she was happy?
She just kept saying, "I can't believe you're making me a grandmother? Do I look old enough to be a GRANDMOTHER?"
Nevermind the fact that she takes 10 years off her real age and has forgotten how old she really is.
Which is fine. I always find things to do with the kids. I'm hoping that this year won't be as hot as usual (FAT CHANCE) and that we can actually get out and enjoy the summer. Swimming, picnics, and of course, library trips. They'll be content with anything outside the house.