Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Letter to Mother Nature

Dear Mother Nature,

Was is it completely necessary to bring an ice storm to my area 30 minutes before I left for work? Of course said Ice Storm brought about complete chaos during rush hour traffic which caused me to be late to my children's Christmas party at the babysitters.

What should have been a 20 minute trip from work to the sitters house ended up being an hour long going no faster than 30 mph. The fact that it took me a full hour to get there meant I missed Santa showing up and handing out presents to all the kids. Of course in order to get the presents from Santa each child had to sit on Santa's lap. If you remember the freezing cold trip we took to the zoo to see Santa then you will remember that Ian completely freaked out when placed on Santa's lap. Yet today while I was driving on sold sheets of ice created by you that were once roads Ian sat on Santa's lap without screaming. Thank god for friends that use the same sitter and there thoughtfulness to take some pictures for me because by the time I got there Santa was getting ready to leave.

Now to be fair once I got there I was able to get a picture of Emma with Santa,

but when I tried to get one with Emma and Ian, Ian freaked out again.

So thank you very much Mother Nature for the perfect timing of your Ice Storm I wont forget it.


One pissed off, stressed out Mother

P.S. The 80's style bangs on Emma was not my choice. The babysitter made a comment last week to Emma about needing her bangs cut. Problem was Emma didn't have bangs because she is like her mother and does not look good with bangs. So after hearing the babysitters comment she decided to take matters into her own hands Saturday night. Now we are stuck with bangs for a few months. Yippie!

1 comment:

Tiffany McCallen said...

Glad you made it safely to the party. It was pretty darn treacherous out there tonight. Oh, and I don't think the bangs look nearly as bad as you think. Emma looks so grown up with them!