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Peach State says: It’s Monday…HELLO!

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My hubby and #2 son ventured out early yesterday, to the old house, in hopes of completing this never-ending-just-take-it-to-Goodwill-move! I got home from church and did a few things including starting the laundry…Switch the loads and started dinner…

LONG STORY SHORT…
I was almost ready to make the almost hour long trek to church, for the Ordination of a very dear friend, when the washer decided to ding! This was not the usual ding but a distinct Hey-this-is-your-washer-and-I-have-stopped-working! Hubby said he would look at it and sent in #2 son who, in turn, told the youngest to climb up on the washer and see it there was a kink in the hose. Nope! Hubby said “I will take care of it later!”

Fast-forward to this morning…”Honey, you will need to look up the problem online and see it the washer can be fixed…if not you will need to call a plumber!” ( insert giggle) “Uh, I think it would be best to call an Appliance Repair guy!” Hubby shook his head in agreement. “Here are my dirty clothes…and can you take the dry cleaning, work on the boxes in the basement!…oh and what are you planning on for dinner?”

It’s Monday…HELLO!

I know what I need to do…and it all starts with…COFFEE!

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Time to get to work…oh, and get dressed just in case the appliance repair company I called can come out today!

“May your cup runneth over with Joy, love and laughter oh, and really fabulous coffee!”

Peach State

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Peach State says: Because Monday Happens!

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Just in case you need an excuse to grab another cup of coffee…Here it is!

“Because Monday Happens!” Better make it a double!

So lift your coffee cup and take a deep breath…this day will be over soon…”I hope!”

“May your cup runneth over with joy, love and laughter oh, and really fabulous coffee!”

Peach State

Peach State says: Gotta Love Football!

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Did you see!? Upset after upset in the rankings!!!! Good thing my teams WON!

Gotta Love Football!

“May your cup runneth over with Joy, love and laughter oh, and really fabulous coffee!”

Peach State

Peach State says: Noooo! I’m Not Ready!

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Why is it, with everything already on my plate, I am suddenly handed another plate? I am going to need another cup of AWAKE…a strong one!

“Nooooo! I’m not Ready!”

Grocery shopping,
Haircuts for me and my youngest son,
Packing more boxes,
Sorting through and throwing away,
One last load of laundry to fold,
Fix dinner for one extra person tonight…

But wait…that’s just the normal stuff!

Follow-up with dentist after Oral Surgery a week ago,
Follow-up with Urgent Care doctor after an untimely slicing incident Sunday,
“Oh honey, don’t forget the cement guy is coming to tear up the driveway and pour a new one”,
“Hey Darling, why don’t you go pick out a new refrigerator that you want and have it delivered the day we move…”,

And if that doesn’t look fun…
“Hey Hon, could you sort through my shoes and pack the ones I don’t really wear…that would be great!”

The fun thing about packing up boxes is the fact that I have a slight excuse not to do much cleaning…the down side is the fact that I have had to open two sealed boxes already…1)to find the thermometer. “Yep, I have been running a low grade temp!” And 2) to find the razor hubby uses everyday…”OOOPS!” At least I knew right where to look! “I’m sooo organized…“HeHeHe!”

The sun is just beginning to rise through the trees and it’s almost time for the mass exodus. I will then begin the second part of my day. “How many parts will this day have?” I will wait for the arrival of the cement guy and then head out to my Urgent Care facility for that follow-up. I wonder if I can just stay gone most of the day. No grocery shopping though…I am not going to park across the road and then unload the car!

I am going to finish my coffee and get dressed…carefully. I don’t want to hit the bandage.

“May your cup runneth over with joy, love and laughter oh, and really fabulous coffee!”

Peach State

Peach State says: Sounds Like A Plan!

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But…you know what would make it an even better day…you could do the same thing. Wouldn’t that be fun?

“Sounds Like A Plan!” or maybe NOT!

I am house hunting today and I can’t imagine my day with an un medicated son! Great…now I need a new plan!

“May your cup runneth over with joy, love and laughter oh, and really fabulous coffee!”

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DRINK UP!

Peach State

Peach State says: Oh The Places We Can Go!

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The time has come to begin our downsizing! With the three older sons out and about…hubby has decided now is the time to buy another home!

“Oh The Places We Can Go!”

Trying to meld all of our wants and desires into one home has been an event-planners-nightmare BUT…I MAY HAVE ACTUALLY FOUND ONE TODAY!
The one pictured above is not it…seeings how a model is only available.

This will be an adventure for the both of us as this home will be built to our specsifications. “OOO…maybe I can get a screened porch!” Master on the main is a must as well as fireplace. Room for visiting children ( VISITING) and/ or entertaining is a must! They have plans including a basement that run a bit more than hubby wants but he may change his mind!

All in all a great day! Walking around empty1newly-constructed homes, with a dear friend playing body guard, was a lot of fun!

Back to reality:Now it is time to get ready for the youngest to get home from school and rush off to his doctor appointment. After that…maybe a trio to Walmar-Che’. [translation: southern term for Walmart]

I will keep you posted about the house hunting!

I better have time to swing by Starbucks on the way to the doctor.

“May your cup runneth over with joy, love and laughter oh, and really fabulous coffee!”

Peach State

Peach State says: Maybe Just One More Cup!

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After a quick sip of my “Heavenly Brew”, to ease the taking of my morning meds, I headed upstairs with hubby’s coffee (quad-Venti-vanilla-latte’) and oatmeal. He cheerfully dragged his feet as he entered his office and with a deep wrinkled brow said “Why are you so angry?” “Uh…I haven’t even said anything yet!” “Well you didn’t have to yell!” Confused I sat down and drank more coffee (my typical Venti-6 shot-espresso with a tablespoon of flavoring) and hoped hubby’s coffee would quickly change his outlook! Thirty minutes later I gathered the empty bowl and the travel mug and headed downstairs to begin the next segment of my morning routine. As I began to walk past the desk hubby looked at his watch…I smiled and said, “You wanted to get an early start…right?”… “I know, I know…don’t get so angry!” Nope…Coffee is still not working!

Once downstairs, with the youngest, I begin to set up hubby’s travel cup as a breakfast bowl is tossed onto the table. Cereal is poured followed by milk…SLURRRP…SLURRRP! “Could you please reduce the slurping to a soft roar?” The look on his face was not a happy-love-you-mom-you’re-the-best look.

“Maybe Just One More Cup!”

By the time I finish it I will be the only person at home. OR… maybe I should make sure to give the youngest a cup with breakfast and just ignore the sleepy hubby! On second thought I should just continue doing the same old routine and realize I am happier with my coffee…and that is all that matters…RIGHT? “Yeah, I didn’t think so!” I do want everyone happy and nice!

Hubby has just left for his daily 50 minute trek and the youngest is frantically pushing the tiny buttons on his phone. Five more minutes! Sip…sip The under the breath reading and humming is becoming a tad bit annoying. (If you have ever heard a tone-deaf Gollum sing or hum then you will understand better what I am exoeriencing!)
OOO…he stands and plugs his phone back on the charger and…(heart sinking disappointment) he waits for a reply! Whatever happened to watching the clock to leave? SIP!. Wait for it…”Have a great day!”

The solitary clock is ticking as the gentle hum of the fridge cycles off. The sound of a school bus passing the house as the dogs next door bark at the gathered children waiting for the last bus to run it’s route. SIP…”Good morning from this HAPPY and Highly Misunderstood NICE Person!

“May your cup runneth over with joy, love and laughter oh, and really fabulous coffee!”

Peach State

Peach State says: Nothing to Eat OR Drink?

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My first CT Scan’s original scheduled date, with an early appointment time of 9 AM, was cancelled due to no authorization from insurance. I was okay with “Nothing to Eat OR Drink” after midnight BUT…the winds of change blew my schedule off course! Picture this…The insurance company on my hubby’s phone and the medical appointment manager on mine and the term “conference call” took on a new meaning. Authorization was given and a new appointment was set for…”What? 11 AM?

I quickly counted back as the instructions hit my ears. “Nothing to Eat OR Drink…for four hours prior to your CT Scan!” I breathed a sigh of relief! Tragedy had been averted and my life had been spared! “What? A little too dramatic?” Well, if you know anything about me you know what I was thinking about….COFFEE!

When I picked up my #*%~”Tasty Cocktail”@^~~ , as it was called by the tech, the instructions were given again and I agreed and smiled. I was asked why I was smiling. “Because I get up at 5:30 am and can still have my morning COFFEE!”
The tech chuckled and shook her head…

So the first half of the yummy “Berry Smoothie” has been swallowed with one more dose in 2 hours and 7 minutes. Then it will be time to get ready and dash out the door. ” I think I will stop by Starbucks on the way home!”

“May your cup runneth over with joy, love and laughter oh, and really fabulous coffee!”

Peach State

Peach State says: Needed…Before I Explode!

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Okay, so maybe I do not need a trip to the beach…. “That would be nice!”
I just need to figure out what, in the world, I am doing wrong! How can I be this big of a failure! Hot-Cold, Yes-No, Snow-Rain…I do know the difference!. “Let me explain!”
Why is it that when the weather radar shows rain and there is a definite presence of rain falling from the sky that it is not raining. “Confused?” [Short Version] The wiser-than-I-could-ever-hope-to-be-13-year-old was told several times that it would be raining later in the morning and yet chose to wait until the droplets began to fall to begin a chore. With a grand “how dumb are you look” he starred at me and said…”It’s not raining!” I could care less if he plays in the rain but do not stand there and give me that ” go suck an egg look” which resembles the previous “how dumb are you look”.

Soaked and with clothes weighed down he comes in and announces that he is finally done. He marched upstairs and took a 40 minute shower. I look out the back window and “nope…not done!”

I have no clue how to deal with a combative and disrespecting genius.
“After all…my other sons have told me asked for my help and guidance and complimented my abilities!”
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This mystery will never be solved…
“Maybe I would better off counting how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll Pop!”

With so many human emotions bouncing back and forth in my heart and life it is a good thing I can still smile! ( as I hold a cup of coffee!)

“May your cup runneth over with joy, love and laughter oh, and really fabulous coffee!”

Peach State

Peach State says: Do You Know What Day It Is?

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Why? I have the answer..

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This weekend is Mother’s Day and I would like to take this chance to say “Thank You!!!!

Back to task…Do You Know What Day It Is?Hint: Not Hump Day! Join me in enjoying a few Facebook Funnies!
…and no whining!
Blog Worthy Award Winner:

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“Wrong wine!

“I’m Just Sayin’ Award”:

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Just when you think the laundry is done…

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Is that why “Mother’s Day is always on a Sunday?

Straight-Jacket Award:

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Armed and Sleepy!

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I bet they are texting messages of love and appreciation to their moms! “What? Weren’t you thinking the same thing?”

Okay…maybe we should change topics…COFFEE!

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Decaf…Not this girl!

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Yep!

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See how easy it is to get the recommended amount of water every day!

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Noooo!…whew, I don’t look like that!

Well I hope you found something to make you chuckle. If you did share the humor…someone else may need to smile!

“May your cup runneth over with joy, love and laughter oh, and really fabulous coffee!”

Peach State