Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Is it any wonder?

Yesterday morning as I left the house to take the Little Guy to school at 8am, I had:

- reminded the Queenager to take her violin and something to do with college applications
- woken up the Man-child. Twice.
- packed the Man-child's lunch, reminded him to take his viola and his key
- packed Little Guy's lunch, plus library book and book report, classroom water bottle (washed) and snow pants
- put a load of washing in
- read all my e-mails

I also had to take with me:
- one bag of books for the used book sale
- four bags of junk for the school garage/jumble sale
- three boxes of junk for the school garage/jumble sale
- a letter to a high school admin person re college applications
- a birthday present for friend I was having lunch with straight after a full morning volunteering at school

Is it any wonder I forgot:
- lipstick (for tarting face up for lunch)
- to phone dentist to rearrange kid appointment
- magazine with possibile wedding venues for friend with engaged daughter
- phone (had to go back for that)


No. I know.

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19 comments:

  1. Wow. Even with the forgotten items you still sound SO ORGANISED. Please tell me you shouted at least once at one or more people before you left the house. Please.

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  2. Now this may sound like sour grapes, but I was up at five this morning. Cleared last night's fire and set another one, got self ready and out of house, set off 6am, got petrol,drove over a hundred miles and started at a teambuilding event for ten people at 9am.
    Now-that deserves a bloody medal. And now I am knackered and in need of wine...zzzzzzzzzzzz

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  3. My list just gets longer and longer by the day .... Lx

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  4. I'm usually up at 6.00am and I have everything packed in my bag the night before... still it doesn't stop me forgetting to take said bag with me on more than a few occasions. Maybe I should get up later and that way I would be more awake!

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  6. Too many spelling mistakes...

    5 and 6 in the morning ....is the middle of the night for me. No way.
    I am fairly organised and try to get a lot of things in their place the night before, but apparently sandwiches made 16 hours before they are consumed are "gross".

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  7. With all that going on, I'm impressed you even got out of the house with all!

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  8. I used to be like this. Now I have difficulty remember to put on both earrings for a day in the office. Which is about the only thing I have to remember of a morning. You made me laugh as always.

    Helena xx

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  9. That's very funny. I am sitting here laughing, really.

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  10. You remembered the important thing...... like your key!
    Phew! you are busy though.

    Nuts in May

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  11. one of the joys of being a mother.....I am an early riser and can get a day's work done before 9am. However I am in bed by 9pm....exhausted!!

    Gill in Canada

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  12. I am just after 6am but still seem to run out of time! A womans work eh!

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  13. A lipstick? Sounds so familiar, but can't recall...

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  14. God, you make it all sound so easy depite the few small 'forgets'. I hope I'll be that efficient when mine are that size...

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  15. A big blackboard in the kitchen helps - when we remember to look at it.
    I would love to go to bed earlier (without getting up any earlier) but the teens roam around the house and generally pester me till way past my bedtime. Pah!

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  16. I forget to close the front door when I leave. Hubby gets a bit annoyed.

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  17. I stayed in bed until nine this morning! (Not the usual on a Thursday.) I sympathise hugely with you, though.

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