Yeah, I’ve nothing to say.
Zzzzzzzzz. That’s my life.
Friday long run. Saturday basketball. Sunday birthday party and soccer. No baking. Nothing Interesting. Zzzzzzz.
I did take Caroline to the movies yesterday. First we went to Panera for lunch, because it’s right by the movie theater. Caroline was desperate to try soup in a bread bowl and because I’m not one to turn down the idea of consuming excessive amounts of bread, I obliged her carb-centric desires. As it turns out, she loves Panera’s chicken noodle soup, but she isn’t too fond of soggy bread. I suggested that next time she order a bowl of soup and get bread on the side. Caroline concurred. You live and learn, right?
After our soup/carb feast, we watched Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. This type of movie isn’t typically my thang, however, Caroline REALLY wanted to see it and despite my deepest protestation, part of parenting includes such things as sacrificing one hour and 38 minutes of your day so your precious spawn can watch an action-adventure kid movie. Besides, Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson starred in the movie and, let’s face it, he’s quite charming. 😉
I’m beginning to realize what a useless human being I’ve become. On most days Caroline will ask what I did while she was at school and on most days I answer the same way: gym-grocery store/errands-home-laundry. On Wednesday nights she goes to basketball practice with her friends and because I don’t drive a minivan, I’m out of the carpool detail, because my car cannot safely hold all of the girls in the carpool group. Am I smart, or what? So anyway, because I’m off the hook for basketball practice, I stay home and let my friends chauffeur my child around. And every Wednesday night when Caroline comes home at 8:30, she asks what I did while she was gone. And every Wednesday night I answer the same way, “I watched the news, unloaded the dishwasher and packed your lunch.”
I should get a job. But, then I couldn’t be useless anymore. Because as much as I complain about being useless and as much as I beat myself up for being useless, the fact is, being useless is quite easy.
Let’s face it, easy is
Man, I’d make a really terrible motivational speaker. 😉