Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Random, Part 2

I've been a bad blogger. Things around here have been crazy-busy and I find that every time I sit down to blog, my mind goes blank. Or there's so much mush inside it's hard to settle on one topic. So today, because it's really been too long since I blogged, you're getting another random post. A mish-mash of the things running through my head.

*I'm trying to organize a group to sing at a Drug and Alcohol Awareness night at the end of October. I've never organized something like this before. It's supposed to be "community" so I contacted the different churches and schools and asked for volunteers. I keep having this recurring nightmare of the big night arriving and it's just me standing on a black stage under the spotlight. Just me and a crowd of blank faces.

*Here is a list of things a mother never wants to hear:

Benen: "Mom, I punched a girl at church on Sunday." What?!

Benen: "Mom, this is awesome! Kolten can FLY!" Oh, no.

Connor: "Mom, you have a big booty." Yes, I taught him that word. Shame on me.

Connor: "Mom, Benen spit on a girl at church." Not again!

Benen: " for pain." Oh, brother.

Benen: "Mom, why are you so big." Should I answer that honestly?

Connor: "Mom, it was an accident." Isn't it always?

*Sometimes I secretly wonder if I could make it on American Idol. Then I think, probably not. The American contestants are really good. But maybe I could make it on Canadian Idol. Judging by past winners and finalists, the bar isn't set too high. Okay that's nasty, and some of the talent has been good, but mostly it's a mediocre show with mediocre talent. Not that there isn't good Canadian talent. It's the judges. Seems they cut all the great ones.

*I hate cats. Sorry if you're a cat-lover, but I just don't like 'em. They climb on your counters and table, drink from the toilet bowl, poop inside, scratch things and have serious attitude issues. Oh, and I'm allergic to them. My throat gets scratchy, my eyes get itchy and runny, my face feels tingly and my chest begins to constrict. It feels like I have a house sitting on my chest and I have to struggle for every breath. So maybe it's no surprise why I don't like felines.

The other day I ran into an acquaintance and we were discussing cats vs. children. She hates children. Fair enough. Maybe she has an allergy. LOL!

*I bought an elliptical trainer and we got it set up yesterday night. I lasted ten minutes before my legs and arms felt like jelly. It was a weird sensation to walk around and feel as though my appendages were not attached to my body.

*Criminal Minds is on tonight. That was the best season premiere of last week. Awesome! I can't wait to find out what happens to Gideon. This is one of the best shows on t.v. right now, along with House and Grey's Anatomy. However, I thought the premiere of Grey's was rather weak. We'll see how this season plays out. I'm hoping it gets better.

That's it. I've used up all my mental strength putting together this pathetic post and now I have to go make supper. I need a coffee.


Jenster said...

I LOVE these kinds of posts!!!

there's so much mush inside it's hard to settle on one topic

Perfect way to put it.

The list of things a mother never wants to hear has me cracking up!

I bet you could make it on an Idol - American, Canadian or otherwise.

I don't hate cats, but I have the same reaction so I don't like to hang around them. Sometimes I think I'm allergic to my kids, too.

I love Criminal Minds, too. What a way to end it last week! My other favorites are House and Desperate Housewives.

See! That was fun!! :o)

Shauna said...

Sometimes I think I'm allergic to my kids, too.

Maybe that's why my head sometimes gets fuzzy and I start seeing red. ;-)

Becky said...

Loved the list, Shauna! ROFL

The Daily "B" said...

I love these post too! My blogging is always pictures and "I did this or did that" hahaha I bore myself sometimes.

I dislike cats more than anything! Kittens? no way! if they are in the cat family then I stay far away.

Barb said...

Variety is the spice of life! This post is sooo symbolic of the daily life of a mother of young children......

Marianne Arkins said...

I have one cat and one child... it's the perfect number -- especially since my cat is too fat / lazy / old to get into much of anything, and my DD is an angel. No, really. I don't know how she ended up this way -- she didn't get that from either me or her father. Weird.

Yes on Criminal Minds. OH was on LAST NIGHT. I forgot what day it was. Why didn't I watch it while DD was doing her seatwork? WHY???

We're missing you at LASR. But I understand being low on brain juice. That's me, almost every day. *G*

Shauna said...

Becky, thanks. Sometimes my own thoughts scare me. ;-)

Deb, cat-haters unite! Okay, that's strong...maybe I should say cat-dislikers. LOL! And Deb, you couldn't be boring if you tried.

Barb, I'll say. Sometimes I find myself in the kitchen with a load of laundry while making supper and checking my e-mails. LOL!

Marianne, Criminal Minds is brilliant. I need not say more. I've missed being over at LASR. Seems I'm catching up on posts from a couple days and then run out of time to make an appearance. :-( And there's soooo many good stories! I need to finish the ones in my "To be Reviewed" file so I can request some more.