Thursday, April 05, 2007

Lack of creativity this morning

So no TT for me today. Just lacking creativity and why force it, right? And this is a later-than-normal entry for me anyway. I have been using all of my brain power trying to maintain my sanity this week of Spring Break.

So I have Queen in her room, allegedly "cleaning" it. The Monkey is now Addicted to Pippi Longstocking. Not the original. A cheesy remake. But hey, it seriously has given me an opportunity to take a shower without having to worry that the Monkey is burning the house down.

So Pippi was playing in the room, and Queen was feigning a weak attempt at looking like she was cleaning. I was back here in my room, working. Then all of a sudden ... I hear this BLOODcurdling scream. From the Queen.

Mommy!!!! You need to get in here!! NOW!!!!!!! It is REALLY bad, Mommy!!!

I'm thinking: the Monkey is lying in a pool of blood; the Monkey is hanging off of the top bunk, lifeless; the Monkey is in some death-situation that the Queen put her in.

I jump up, knock my chair over, RUN out into the hallway, about inflict mortal wounds on my middle child because he was in the way, all the while yelling "WHAT IS IT??????" and she just kept screeching "GET IN HERE!! IT'S BAD!!!!"

DAMN it if it wasn't a freaking SPIDER on her CEILING!!!!

I started crying. Literally, I stood there and started sobbing.

I had to go into the kitchen so I wouldn't freak out the other two. I didn't care if I freaked out the 8 1/2 year old child who knows SOOOOO much better than to act that way over an arachnid.

Needless to say, when she tried to apologize to me, I told her to give me my space and leave me alone. She stayed away from me pretty much all day long.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

OMG, DT did that to me when he was a the car! I about had a heart-attack on the spot. An itsy-bitsty spider rappelled down in front of his face while he was strapped into his car seat and he let out one of those blood-curdling screams. Thank goodness we were still in town and not out on the highway.

10:13 AM  
Blogger Lori said...

Oh no, she didn't!

11:29 AM  
Anonymous jenn said... you poor thing, that's terrible.

No wonder you cried, it would be such a release of stress to find out all was okay.

12:53 PM  
Blogger Knitting Maniac said...

that was all it was ... stress built up. Needless to say, I was NOT a happy camper.

4:34 PM  
Anonymous Katie said...

Awwww poor thing! That must have been really stressful!

9:57 PM  

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