I picked up my kiddos in the 5 o'clock hour. We went to IHOP for dinner, 'cause Daddy is away, so we shall play and go to restaurants he hates. After dinner, I took my kids back to work with me. I think my son enjoyed the empty hallways more than my 13 year old did. But I did NOT enjoy having to attend to them as I tried to clear my desk of the piles of paper threatening to start the next wildfire. I was able to get some things off the to do list. The sad (funny?) thing is that I could go back another day this weekend and still have tons to do. So here it is, 8 at night: we've all just gotten home. I am exhausted. My back hurts, and the last thing I want to do is go back there tomorrow morning. BUT there's a volunteer opportunity available. My daughter would like to do it because she's a good kid. I normally would be all for this, but after spending 10 hours in that building, I just don't want to go back!!
All I really want is to just BE for a bit. BUT : the laundry calls, the Halloween decorations need to be put away, Girl Scout emails need to be read, dishes need to be washed. . .
And thus, the Calgon commercials were born.