Friday, March 13, 2009
When it was already past bedtime we finally got them into the bath. Being an experienced Mummy and Grandma I asked them if they could do a wee before getting in the water. No, no-one wanted to do a wee. Absolutely not. Mission impossible.
Fast forward five minutes - "Grandma get me out quickly! I need to do a weeeeee!" says Lion in his normal speaking voice of 190 decibels.
"Hold on!" says Grannysaurus plucking him up by the armpits and racing with a dripping Lion down the hall to the loo. Lion literally does 'hang on'.
We get to the loo and he lets go and looks at his hand in disgust and gives it a few shakes and a very disapproving scowl.
Still we made it and most of the water on the floor was bath water.
All fixed up and he's back in the tub.
Almost immediately Dragon says, "I. . . want. . . to. . . do. . . wee. . . too. . . "
"Really?" says disbelieving Grannysaurus.
[This child is not fully potty trained and usually thinks bathwater is just like a big toilet bowl.]
"Need. . . do. . . wee. . . " says Dragon insistently.
"Okay, hold on while I get the potty" says Grannysaurus racing away to get the potty.
Surprise! Surprise! We get the potty and have a success. Grannysaurus takes a photo of the potty and sends it to Mummy McT so she can share in the success.
Mummy McT messages back, "Wow big hug from Mummy! Kiss kiss too."
I read the message out to Dragon who is now back in the tub.
He got so excited he did another wee.
Straight in the tub.
Saturday, March 7, 2009
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Your Taste in Music Says You're Philosophical
Your musical tastes are reflective and complex.
You are intellectual to the point of being cerebral.
You are very open to new experiences, and even more open to new ideas and theories.
Wisdom and personal accomplishment are important to you.
You are naturally sophisticated. You are drawn to art, especially art by independent artists.
You are likely to be financially well off... and not because you were born that way.
Monday, March 2, 2009
Of course I must confess that the IT detective who put his finger on the problem for me was none other than Mr Sunshine (and I thought he didn't care). Thank you Mr Sunshine for saving my sanity once again!
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- I have worked as a Biology lab assistant, Pathology lab assistant, geochem lab assistant, land tenure researcher, hospital and prison chaplain, parish care coordinator and part owner of a small business. I have studied some science (no degrees) and have a theology and a chaplaincy certificate. I still love science of all types and enjoy studying theology. Science and theology belong together. At present I am a work-at-home Grannysaurus.