Thursday, November 27, 2008

Fire Drill Day

This morning started off with a bang, or a smoke alarm going off that might as well been a bang.

The good news is that as soon as the alarm went off the younger children woke and filed down the stairs ready for action.

The sad news is that my adult boys, who are sleeping in the living room, right next to the alarm, didn't even flinch. Maybe they are just more used to me and my cooking skillz.

This all happened at 6:00am when I was chopping the apple for the stuffing and forgot about the last four pieces of bread in the toaster oven.

I'm thinking that this may have to become a new family tradition....Fire Drill on Thanksgiving Morning.

I am thankful for so many things that happened this year, mostly for my wonderful husband who for some crazy reason married me and makes me get all tingly in love whenever he walks in the room, for my children who continue to amaze me with their independence and success, for my step-children who keep me feeling young or old depending on the situation, for my father-in-law who is not only my good friend, but a wonderful, loving person.

And for the fact that I'm going to be 50 years old in a few short weeks and I can say that I am truly content and peaceful.

It's going to be a great Thanksgiving over here. I hope you have a great one too.

26 comments:

Linds said...

Happy Thanksgiving! Have a wonderful day with your family, and try to avoid more fire drills! Andd by the way, 50 is a good age - you will have the time of your life!

Nadine said...

That's too funny - fire drill on Thanksgiving.

Have a great Thanksgiving Day with your family.

BTW - I want proof that you are going to be 50. No way.

The Farmer Files said...

Happy Thanksgiving! I bet the fire drill will be talked about for many Thanksgivings to come!

ThomasEU aka mofongoman said...

Just to let everyone know that the stuffing was delicious as was the entire meal [as usual]!
DiL rules when it comes to cooking [so says FiL].

Dawn said...

You do have a wonderful FIL! You have had a very eventful year, with much to be thankful for! Thankfully, there was no fire!

We had a great day, but now I am very tired and am chillin in my recliner.

Staci said...

Hi there, surfed on over from Big mamas blog....you know this makes me think that maybe i ought to attempt a real fire drill for my lil ones....i cant tell you the amount of times I have laid awake worried over the fact that something may happen and we arent prepared....ya know?? And I remember the days when i used to be able to sleep through anything like your boys....once i had kids that went out the window....

ill be back i love new blogger buddies!!

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