Thursday, February 2, 2012

Goin’ on vacation

After dinner Sunday night, while Dad was entertaining the kids in his room, and I was cleaning up the dinner dishes, Jim headed down to the family/play room to check on the status of the Pro Bowl game.
Breathless laughter floated back up the stairs, and I thought, “hmm, maybe new commercials are starting already.”  And then I hear, “Babe, you might want to come look at this….”
Uh oh.
The first thing  noticed was that my meticulously plotted train track layout had been disassembled, and only a few lone pieces remained on the play mat.
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Then I noticed that all the toy drawers were out of their shelving.
  
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And then Jim directed my attention to the bookshelf.

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And when I finally put all the pieces together enough to ask, “so, where are the toys?!” Jim just pointed and laughed.
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When questioned, Seth merely explained that he’d packed the car, “’cause we’re goin’ on vacation.”
Alrighty, then.

4 comments:

gottaluvboyz said...

I had to laugh at this...my boys do the same (rather often). However, they say they are going camping. That car tent is awesome!

Kendra said...

HAHAHA I hope they were going somewhere fun!

Tiffany said...

Haha! Oh, sweet Seth. I don't even wanna know how long it took to clean up... Or are you just going to let him slowly "unpack" as he goes... Mercy.

Kelly @ Sufficient Grace Ministries said...

So funny! When my oldest son, (now 18!!) was little, I ran a home day care. One of the favorite activities, (led by my eldest) was to "make a big pile" of all the toys. He would say, "Let's make a big pile!!" And they would all join in.

So funny. Seems like just yesterday, sigh. This week, we went to a college visit. =)

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