Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Perspective

My sweetie and I jostle in the kitchen. A little coffee slooshes. A drop lands on my sock. "Good thing my socks are black," I note. "Yeah," he says, ever the optimist. "If that's the worst liquid you get on you today, you'll be doing well." ~~~~~~~~~~~~ © 2006, Mary P

9 Comments:

Anonymous Chelsea said...

That man is definitely a soul-mate! Glad to see he "gets" your work so well1

9/13/2006 09:33:00 AM  
Blogger kittenpie said...

Ew, but true, true. One to take things in stride... so to speak. Heh.

9/13/2006 10:23:00 AM  
Blogger Kristen said...

Hahaha!! So he knows your routine and your job hazards well, does he?

9/13/2006 12:05:00 PM  
Blogger Susan said...

*snort*

9/13/2006 12:11:00 PM  
Blogger So-Called Supermom said...

How is it that husbands always seem to find the perfect things to say at moments like that!? Thanks for the comment on my blog yesterday---I am really struggling with this one right now so I really sppreciate your advice!!!

9/13/2006 01:22:00 PM  
Blogger lara said...

yeah, i still remember the day when, as a rookie nanny, i brought my brand new white sweater and matching canvas bag with me to work.

there were no survivors. :(

9/14/2006 12:47:00 AM  
Blogger McSwain said...

HAH!

9/14/2006 01:40:00 AM  
Anonymous BeckaJo said...

Second nannying job: baby spews entire twelve-ounce bottle all over my sweater. I take the sweater off so I can calm baby down.

Dad comes back in...

The fun of children!

9/14/2006 01:44:00 AM  
Blogger Mary P. said...

Chelsea, Kristen: (Hello, Chelsea! Have you been here before? If not, welcome!) Yes, he definitely gets the job. He was home a lot when he was a student, and participated routinely in the daycare; he also has a bunch of kids of his own. He knows.

Kittenpie: In stride. And was I about to stride back upstairs for a fresh pair of socks, for one invisible coffee spot? I think not. Stride on!

Susan, McSwain: :-)

Supermom: This one does. The last one would only have been mad because I made him sloosh his coffee... (You're welcome.)

Kari: "No survivors", LOL. White is definitely not a good colour for the job!

Beckajo: ...and the dad was thinking, "The fun of nannies!" LOL (Oh, and what a good nanny, to sacrifice the sweater and tend to the child first!)

9/14/2006 07:39:00 AM  

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