Monday, December 18, 2006

Alternate spellings

Last week, Ace put the last coat of chalkboard paint on our kitchen door. Remember me saying how absent-minded I am when I have to bring something? This is my little helper ... I spend a few minutes each night, writing out the schedule for the next day if it is packed full of stuff. This week, it is all about the Christmas parties that the kids have this week. Book exchanges, sprinkles, party favors, and canned goods are all things that need to be taken to respective schools this week. It will be a fun one.

As soon as Ace put the door back on its hinges, the kids primed it for us with their artwork and writings. It was a lot of fun watching them putting their own personal touches to the door, and then erasing them only to start all over again.

Last Sunday, my work crunch day, Ace came back and said ...

I am SOO sorry. I know that you are trying to get work done, but you HAVE to come out here and see what the Man wrote on the door. He turned to me and said "Daddy ... is this how you spell chalk board?"

As I walked into the kitchen, I instantly wished I had brought the camera...


was written in very plain letters on the door. I had to make a hasty escape to the hallway so the Man didn't see me bust out laughing at the alternate spelling.


Blogger The "Mind" said...

LOL! Too cute. I'm wishing you'd have brought the camera, too.

Oh, I have a cute story that I should post about Doodlebug and his alternate words.

10:11 AM  
Anonymous Robin said...

lovin that so much...picture woman picture!!!!
yes, I think those classes would be great..
"how to be totally unorganized but still maintain your sanity"
"how to juggle 100 balls without dropping a single one"
"I'm just a dumbass that can't say no"

11:00 AM  
Blogger Knitting Maniac said...

I like the last name... perfect. I think we should contact Millstream! LOL!

12:30 PM  
Anonymous Jenn said...

Love it! My sister is a terrible speller, even now. This would totally be something she would have done. That's what it sounds like, right?

must be a phonetic learner.

3:05 PM  

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