~ Monkeys on A School Night~

“It’s time to go!  It’s time for bed.  We need to get up tomorrow at the crack of ever-lovin’ dawn for school!”  I bellowed to this tree:

2013-09-03 20.05.01

Well, specifically, I was hollering to the kidlets in the tree.

2013-09-03 20.05.16

The veritable monkeys who had shimmied up after My Captain’s birthday dinner.

2013-09-03 20.05.36

Critter and Em (My friend Maggie’s daughter) had decided to test Goggy and Papa’s arbor ratings.

2013-09-03 20.05.50

And they weren’t coming down any time soon.

Well, at least, in their own minds.

Maggie and Mama had other plans.  It involved our shoulders, and knees, and bark in our mouths, and shoes in our faces, but those babies would get down, come hell or high water!

I had called Ty and My Captain over from where they were chatting, and asked them to come help, but they just stood looking at us like, “What do you want us to do about it?  They’ll figure it out.  You rarely see the skeletons of children in trees.”

Maggie and I, being Mamas, were NOT about to test that theory.

And what did they mean by ‘Rarely?!’

Categories: Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Post navigation

Please leave me comments and let me know your thoughts. I love hearing from my readers. (It may take a moment or two for your comments to appear, but I will get them up there as soon as possible).

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: