life on the funny farm

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Shopping ad nauseum


3 beautiful dresses ............................check
3 prs tights ...................................2 down, 1 to go
3 pairs of pretty girly shoes ..................check
3 handsome black jackets........................check
3 pairs kakhi dress pants.......................check
3 all-grown-up ties..............................check
3 pairs dress socks .............................2 down, 1 to go
3 white button-down dress shirts.................2 down, 1 to go
3 belts..........................................2 down, 1 to go
3 pairs boys dress shoes.........................check

While shopping for the above:
playing hide-n-seek in the clothing racks........check
whining "are we done yet?" ......................check
trekking to bthrms at opposite end of stores.....check
complaining that something is itchy..............check
finding perfect thing but not in needed size.....check
grey hair rapidly outpacing natural color .......check
honing math skills by doing head counts .........check
honing math skills by calculating sales price....check
emptying wallet..........................................check
children dying of starvation and dehydration.....check
giving the starving-children-in-Africa speech....check

6 beautiful/handsome children ...................check

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