So on this Monday, I am counting my MANY blessings.......
B: Bear Lake...we are off to the lake today. We have been going there since I was 10, and I still love it. I am looking forward to Boating and sitting on the Beach- reading Books...also Biking on our tandem. I love having my Birthday at the lake as well.
L:Laila and Landon. My two "L" children. They are Loving and Lookers and Lucky and Lovely. They keep me smiling and shaking my head -- I love my other children too, but their names don't begin with "L".
E: Embarrassing moments. I have many....but as I look back on them and re-tell them, I realize it's these out-of-the-ordinary moments that help me feel most alive. I remember awhile ago having a car full of hungry children. We pulled into McDonald's and ordered food. I paid for it at the first window. THen....I pulled up to the next window to get my food. The worker leaned out of the window and mouthed something to me. I don't know what I was thinking, but I actually turned to the kids in the back of the car and said, "Hey, that is so great. THey have hired a deaf person to work at McDonalds." Then I went to lean out of the window and get my food ...when....SMACK.... I did a full face plant on a rolled up window. Somewhere between ordering my food and picking up my food, I rolled up the window and didn't recall it. So I hit my face hard. The guy with the food was just startled and shocked.
I rolled down my window, laughing, and tried to explain to him that I thought he was deaf, because I couldn't hear him speak...which would actually make me deaf. My kids were mortified. THey just kept saying, "Mom, take the food. Just take the food!" I kept laughing hysterically, and my nose hurt a lot. The worker just smiled politely and really wanted me to take my food and LEAVE. Another crazy customer. Embarrassing moments.....good times!
I: Ice Cream--looking forward to raspberry shakes, that's for sure.
N: Nuts-- especially almonds and sugared pecans
G: Girls--all ages and relation. I am grateful for little girls, neices, beehives, big girls, girl friends, sisters, aunts, moms.....you get the idea.