Sunday, September 23, 2007

Able to ...

Just feel like hopping into a phone booth and wearing the cape again ...
Yesterday:
5:30 - 3 extra 11 year olds arrive for the sleep over part ...
6:30 - 4 11 year olds, and one 13 year old brother leave for a movie in Brandon
7:10 - arrive at the movie theatre for Mr Bean's Holiday
8:50 - movie ends, round up group from snack bar, washroom, video games ... head home
9:35 - arrive home for Ice Cream Cake
10:00 - leave to have a coffee anywhere BUT here ...
11:00 - return home to find 3 11 year olds in one room, and b-day girl locked in bathroom
11:10 - finish conversation with b-day girl
11:11 - 4 11 year olds head down stairs to watch movie
1:30 AM - send 4 11 year old BACK upstairs to bed
2:20 AM - give 4 11 year olds final warning to be quiet, or parents WILL be called ...

Today:
6:19 AM - OH MY GOD !!! 4 11 year olds thump down the stairs ...
7:45 am - B-day girl asks for pancakes for breakfast
8:00 am - go to store for whipped cream ... don't even ask !!!!!?????
8:15 am - return home with whipped cream ... check emails ... damned !!
8:40 am - finish answering emails, start on pancakes ...
9:00 am - serve first pancakes
9:20 am - head into front yard for Pinata ...
9:40 am - send first 11 years olds home with parents
9:41 am - start trying to tidy up and get ready to go to Winnipeg
10:20 am - have shower
10:30 am - showered, shaved and dressed
10:35 am - start looking for second set of keys for van ...
10:50 am - give up search for keys, use first set and head to Winnipeg ...
1:10 pm - arrive in Winnipeg ... head to Mountain Equipment Co-op !!!
8:00 pm - after full day in Winnipeg, head back to Dosa ...

I think I've earned the cape today and yesterday just keeping up !!!

2 comments:

Wanderin' Weeta said...

"2:20 AM - give 4 11 year olds final warning to be quiet, or parents WILL be called ..."

Now that brings back memories! My first granddaughter's 13th birthday and 6 girls having a "Screech-over". Not a sleep-over; nobody slept.

And Mom conveniently out of town.

What fun to remember. Not so much to drag myself through the next day, back then.

shauna said...

Sheesh. I'm tired just reading about it. I have to admit, I am not looking forward to thoes older kid parties. Right now two hours is all I can handle.