There were a few days of elevating levels of panic this week. The Rubik's cube disappeared. And somebody's 10 year old fingers were having cubing withdrawal. We backtracked, thought about where the previous few days had taken it, searched every nook and cranny and could NOT figure out where it had gone.
Leeli scored 20 points in her game Saturday. She asked me a few weeks ago "Mom, if I score 20 points in my game will you buy me a pair of temple socks?" That very day we were online buying some @truecrewsocks. #goals✔️#templesocks
Not only are these socks suddenly all the rage, they also ship cross country in three days! She LOVES them. And I'll admit they're much cuter in person than they looked online.
Took my three kids shopping for a prom dress... I should have realized my mistake right there. But, as I told them the other day when we had to sit in a Jiffy Lube waiting room together, "thanks for being part of this team." Even though you hate the garage smell and touching germ-y plastic chairs and the fact that at least one of us always makes small talk with strangers... Doing things together isn't always better, but it does sort of unite us in ways we might not expect. Like agreeing that a high five with the cashier at the grocery store when he hands over the receipt totally makes his day... and that naked mannequins make us uncomfortable. We wandered around our local Macy's for about an hour, and had to keep passing a center display that included an arm-less nude fake lady. I'm a little disappointed to admit that I think I didn't even notice her: until my kids did. And they couldn't keep passing her without taking pity on her situation. And trying to help... (by tossing clothes off another rack up on to the seven foot model) and then there was giggling. And we left. And we laughed.