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Sunday, April 19, 2009

Spring cleaning :)

It's such a beautiful day today!!! I'm so glad everyday this past week has been so nice!!! It was a great way to spend spring break, even though I was stuck at home instead of at some luxurious resort or on some hot beach.

But anyways, I was helping my parents wash the screens for our porch today after church and after a bit, my dad went inside for a break so my mom and I were left to put the screens up by ourselves. And we were like, "Okay, we can do this! No biggie!"

So there's this little knob you have to turn to lock the screen in on the top and on the bottom. And we were in the process of putting on one of the final screens, standing in our freshly growing garden surrounded by a short wall of rocks and stones. The screen we were attempting to put in at the moment happened to be the right corner screen. Earlier I had no problem jumping up and fixating the top knob, but this time was going to be a bit trickier for me because I had nothing to grab on to. But my mom, being the determined lady that she is, said to just grab on to her, and that I could do it. I was unsure of this, but I grabbed on to her anyways and proceeded to turn the top knob. BUT OF COURSE! It was an epic fail. I couldn't step up onto the ledge because it was so thin, and my mom didn't exactly realize that I'd be putting most of my body weight on her, so all of a sudden... we both collapsed and fell, in slow-mo, right on our backs. And of course, into a fit of laughter.

Fortunately, neither of us got hurt, except for the few scratches on my left arm.

Well, that's my story of the day.
Happy Sunday, everyone! :)


Love always,
Smara

2 comments:

emily said...

Hey, awesome blog! Sounds like you had...fun cleaning :P I like the pics on the side of your blog -- did you take them, or did you find them on the internet or something??

N a t a l i e. said...

Sunday was icky out for me, but it was gorgeous here on Saturday! We got some yard work done here too... it was scary seeing my dad zooming around like a madman on his riding lawnmower... (he thinks he's a farmer haha) But that's a pretty funny epic fail ;D

And thanks for the tag-- I saw it but just didn't get a chance to comment til now. :P