Sunday, May 9, 2010

Happy Mother's Day

....to all you mother's out there.  I hope you had a wonderful day.  Ours didn't turn out the way we had originally planned, but that is OK.  I have learned to be very flexible, especially on mother's day.  (but, it was still a great mother's day).

My funniest/most strange mother's day story was when my dh and I stayed up late to watch an old Star Wars movie the night before mother's day, something we rarely do.  I was exhausted and lamenting the fact that I just wanted to spend mother's day at home alone with my family. (My dh worked 14 hour days 6 days a week at that time, I really just wanted to spend time with him and the kids).  As I walked past the kitchen counter I saw the water detector laying there.  It needed a new battery and needed to be put back into the basement near the sump pump.  But, I was so tired, and we had never had a water problem anyway.  I bet you can see where I am going with this one....  The next morning we got up early for Mass and I went downstairs to get something.   I was met with, you guessed it, WATER.  The sump pump had quit!  We have a very large basement (rambler style house) and about 1000 sq ft of it was flooded.  I got my wish.  We spent mother's day home alone, just my dh, myself, and the kids.   with rain boots, rags, and fans....

What is your funniest/strangest mother's day story?

2 comments:

Crunchy Momma said...

Oh, I cringe whenever I think of that Mother's Day with the water in the basement. And don't you just hate it when you look at whatever it is that would have saved the day (in this case, the water alarm) and go on. It is like your guardian angel is trying desperately to get your attention.

We have no funny Mother's Days. Usually it is just kind of like Groundhog's Day. Same thing happens every year.

淑娟 said...

Actions speak louder than words. ........................................