Wednesday, November 6, 2013

My Dumb-Ass Tree

I know I have written about my stupid tree before.

But I am thinking of making it a yearly tradition. You know, kind of like when Lucy pulls the football out from under Charlie Brown every year on Thanksgiving.

I truly believe in ritual.

And in a world without stupid trees.

Full story click HERE in today's Chicago Parent.


Don't let the whole "majestic" thing fool you.  My tree is daft.

10 comments:

  1. So your kids throw the snowballs with the leaves squished in? Is that a climbable tree? Ladders and leaf picking...you can convince the boys it's as cool as picking apples, I know you can!

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    1. I've tried, Andrea. They're on to me.

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  2. I believe this is why we didn't plant any trees at our old house. Chances are pretty good your car gets covered with bird crap too...hmmm?

    -andi

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    1. And then, say, you go 6 months without washing your minivan and now you're REALLY in deep.

      Just me again?

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  3. Tina and Andrea there is a old expression that you both are probably familiar with and may have used yourselves "your driving me up a tree!" Your thoughtful and understanding comments may have sent Marianne up into the tree. I wonder if she will ever come down.
    SF

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  4. Well you know, Mar, this is what you use your Grip 'N Grab for when it starts to snow. You love that gadget soooo much that when a leaf peeks through the snow just use the Grip 'N Grab to get that leaf. Then it will be exercise as well!

    Oh no! Just had a thought! What if that beloved Grip 'N Grab doesn't work when it is freezing. Do tell us.

    Still waiting for a post about your sons' Catholic school. Do those nuns know you are hard on teachers?

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    1. That's a whole lot of gripping & grabbing, Carol - but maybe worth a try? I'll get to Catholic school post soon...or maybe in April. You know me....

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