Friday, April 18, 2008

I'm really not crazy

Do you ever just have kind of an off day? I really hate it when my off days have witnesses. I think the preschool teachers think I am the most scattered mom at the school.

Yesterday, I was on the way out the door with about 50 things in my hand (as usual) including a cup of coffee and Eli’s school picture proofs and order form. Okay, I will admit that it probably wasn’t a great idea to be carrying all of these things together, but I was in a hurry . . . and still managed to forget my purse.

Anyway, while getting in the car, I managed to spill coffee down the front of my shirt and all over the photo forms. Crap! I had to run back in the house to get a towel (and my purse) to clean up.

When we got to school, I handed the forms to Eli’s teacher and said, “Sorry they’re wet. I spilled coffee all over them this morning.” She just asked, “Neila, is it one of those mornings?” I said, “Yeah, I’m beginning to think so.”

Next, I dropped off a Walmart sack with two bags of candy in it at the preschool director’s office. All the kids stop by her office every day for a piece of candy, and I felt I owed her for all the extra candy my kids have siphoned.

Anyway, when I came back to pick Eli up after school, I saw the director waving something at me from in her office. She said, “This was in your sack.” When I got closer, I saw that it was a jar of honey mustard. Well, hell. I wondered what happened to that. I bought chicken tenders at the same time I bought candy and I knew I bought honey mustard to go with the chicken, but I couldn’t find it when I got home. Apparently, I delivered it to Miss Nikki along with two bags of candy.

After my ditzy morning, I picked up Eli and tried to ask him about his day on the way home. He excitedly told me that Miss Martha brought worms to preschool and they got to touch them. I said, “What did they feel like?”

His response? *blink*blink* “Like worms.” (I think the “Duh, mom!” was implied.)

5 comments:

Sunrunner said...

I think I'm more tired than I thought. I had to read the end of that twice because I thought you had asked Eli what worms taste like... I have an ear infection, and I think it's short circuiting my brain...

Lois Grebowski said...

Yep, I get those days, too! This too shall pass...

Amy said...

Gotta love those days. Not! I'm scatterbrained most days, so don't feel bad!!

TOo funny about the worms.

Crazy Working Mom said...

At least it was honey mustard in the bag and not something embarrassing like tampons or condoms. *LOL*

Mo said...

I agree with Tisha - it could have been A LOT WORSE than honey mustard!!!!!!