"Not Me" Monday


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While making the children lunch last Wednesday I was slicing some cheese. I "did not" drop a pieces and look straight down at it and think "I'll grab it in a second.". Only to walk back in the room minutes later and decide to pick it up...I did NOT just put that in my mouth! I mean...GROSS! I would never do that...especially having a dirty floor.

While getting the appetizer's ready for today's reception at church I did NOT totally forget about the mini quiche! I walked to the kitchen half way through service to do something....not being able to think of it I walked back into the service. 10 minutes prior to service ending, I returned to the kitchen to unwrap everything and put all of the hot food out. It was at that moment that I did NOT remember about the frozen quiche! And no..I would NOT slightly panic at that moment. Come on...who would even notice? And then, as they were baking I did NOT check every 2 minutes by poking my clean pinkie in about 30 of them. NOT me...

While Lilly was proclaiming her overwhelming desire to eat cheesecake today, I did NOT tell her no. And after telling her no...she did NOT reply by saying "FINE, I am just going to go downstairs with Papa then. I am not having any". NOT Lilly...she is much better behaved than that. She would NOT be so sassy! And as a mature mother I would NOT reply by saying..."SEE YA!".

There was a small period of time in my teenage years that I spent in Mexico. After having an exchange student for a year, I returned with her for my summer. Since that time I tend to, at times, translate English into Spanish in my head. So when hearing a conversation at a Mega Store the other day, between a Spanish speaking woman and her child...I did NOT respond to the question she was asking her daughter in Spanish. When she looked at me with a considerable amount of confusion I did NOT just look the other way and start walking....how rude. NOT ME!

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Comments

It is sort of embarrassing when you answer like that isn't it? When in Florida, I tried to start a conversation with a couple and they ignored me. I was thinking I was either mute, or they were rude, when they started speaking in French.
I felt silly.
Cute story about Lilly! It is hard to know whether to laugh or cry at times like these.
How funny! I have a bad habit of butting in other's conversations. I really should learn to keep my mouth shut. Oh wait a sec, maybe I shouldn't have admitted that!
I always wished I had the guts to tell some Spanish speaking people who were trying to cut in line, where the end of the line was. I knew how to say it, but I just couldn't do it. Good for you!!
amanda said…
sooo funny. i always am listening in on others convos i though cannot translate anything into english like you!

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