On the way to the airport:
Me- "You are sending me to the airport without a dime? I have three children!"
Husband- "There's an ATM there."
Jay- "Mama, I have a dime. I have two dimes. I will give you a dime."
Patiently waiting for the plane with three children:
Business Man- "I don't envy you at all."
Sitting on the plane with three children patiently waiting for take-off:
Another Business Man- "You sure have your hands full."
Me- "Better full, then empty."
Calling my best friend to cancel hot Friday night plans in the city, after traveling with three kids:
Me- "Dude, I am just way too tired, I can barely see straight. Actually, I can't see."
Her- A very disappointed, "Ohhhh, okay."
Me- "How about tomorrow?"
Responding to new gossip via best friend, on the very next day, sitting at a posh lounge in hot Loubutins:
Her- "I know."
Waking up the next day, after tending to three children up at random points throughout the night not accustomed to the new sleeping arrangements:
My mom- "Do they typically wake up at 5:30am?"
Tired Me- "Well, it is 6:30 in Cleveland. And lunchtime in Europe."
Calling my husband, whom is alone in Cleveland, after two restless nights:
Me- "How you doing? Are you rested?"
Him- "I am so tired. The mulch arrived and I have been weeding and spreading like crazy."
Me- "Shut up."
Responding to an email titled, "I know you might not be checking emails, but...":
Me- "Yes. I would love a drink"
Her- "Great! When?"
Me- "How about tomorrow night? You name the place and time. I will be there."
Walking into a bar, meeting a fellow blogger for the first time:
Me- "Oh man, I read the sign on the door. This is a CASH ONLY bar?"
Her- "I have cash."
Me- "This is so silly. I always have cash. Just not today after a long day with the kiddos running around Chicago."
Her- "I have cash. I'll buy this round and you can buy the next, across the street."
Walking into the NEXT bar, with the same fellow blogger, turned great friend:
Me- "Oh man, look at the sign...."
Me- "CASH ONLY again? What are the odds of this happening?"
Her- "Do you want to stay? I'll buy. I want to continue the conversation."
Me- "Yes, me too. Let's stay and see what happens... you couldn't make this stuff up for a blog.
In the middle of a GREAT CONVERSATION with the same fellow blogger, turned great friend, and realizing that she is also a perfectly toned marathon runner:
Her- "This is off the record. You can't blog about this."
Us- **giggling** In the middle of trying to write this post, at my parent's house:
My mom- "GET OFF the computer."
Me- "................" Shaking my fist.
We are having a great time in Chicago and enjoying every one's company. The husband arrives tonight. My parents are throwing an enormous party tomorrow on the beach. We have four more days left in one of the best cities in the world. HAPPY 4th of JULY!!!
Thursday, July 03, 2008
On the way to the airport:
Posted by OHmommy at 5:43 PM