Guess what we did yesterday? Guess? The kids didn't have school - AGAIN - so we went to the mall! The week before Christmas! YEAH! We're a bunch of blockheads! Before I show you why we went, let me show you what we did when we went last year, the day of the big ice storm which knocked out our power:
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Aren't they darling creatures? With their smiles and wintery clothing. I squishy heart them. Now look at yesterday's trip to the insane place:
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Better yet, huh? With their teenage smirks and cool looks. I still less-than-3 them. Just in a smirky way.
Quick story: While in line for Santa, Little Guy taps me on the shoulder to let me know that he knows someone in line (what is it with kids, always looking for people they know while out and about?). I look back and there's a cute little blond, about 10 years old, standing with her mom. I told LG to go say hi, but he said that the blond chick had already said hi in her own fashion - hands on her throat, eyes crossed and tongue out. According to LG, this girl hates him. Uh huh. I let it go at that.
After Santa, and before leaving the store, I went to look for frames, and the boys went to another store to look at something. When we all met up and were in the car, Little Guy starts to tell me about another friend he saw at Game Stop. Mid-story he says, "And I told him that Blond Chick was in line to sit on Santa's lap. I think we're even."
It took me a minute to realize what he meant. Then I about burst laughing. The sad thing is, he doesn't realize that Blond Chick probably really LIKES him. Not anymore.
Until I write again (which should be to hand over the eggnog recipe) ...
P.S. A spiced Coke is just my name for rum and Coke.