Geo has the Dinks saying, "redrum". And she affects the gravelly voice and all. Lovely
Geo is on the morning shift this week. So it's the 4AM wake-up call for all in the Maidink household. By 4:30AM, he'll be on the road to Conshohocken to the steel mill. And I'll be on the road at 6:45AM to KofP. Anyone jealous of this life? I thought so.
Don't get too jealous. He was scheduled off for tomorrow for MLKJr Day. Alas, his company feels he needs the extra cash; hence, he works a 12 hour shift. Bad is he doesn't get the day off. Good is he gets paid beaucoup bucks. Woo-hoo!!
I gotta washer!! I gotta washer!! Oh ye-ah, oh ye-ah! Go Maidink! Go Maidink!!
(maidink with all the rythym of a bullelephant unsuccessfully attempts to dance and damn near throws out her back)
And I got the one I want!!
It's being delivered next Monday after the Dinks and I go to her ophthalmologist. I'm so excited! Weeeeee!
My daughter is a friggin math genius. At the Giant foodstore yesterday, she was holding a bag of chips. Geo asked her, "Dinky, if you have a bag of chips and mommy gave you a bag of chips, how many bags of chips would you have?" She smiled and said "I'd have MORE chips!!" Can't argue with that logic.
Wednesday and Thursday last week was like Springtime here in Philly. Friday was the foggiest day I have EVER seen in SE Pennsylvania. Mix in some t-storms and the weather was simply blah! Saturday was frellin cold and around 6PM, it started to snow. And the wind? Holy chowder! I thought the windows were going to blow in the house. Today, it looked like an ice skating rink outside all day.
Is Mother Nature PMSing?
We're still in the market for a pick-up or a large SUV. Not a mammoth one like the Chevy Suburban or the Ford Expedition. Something just underneath that level. It's for Geo. He's a guy and he likes is trucks. Nuff said.
We're still in the market for a new home. We still like Berks County, but we're also entertaining the Conshohocken area since both Geo and I work out that way. Besides, Philly is ticking me off something fierce. Now the gurus in city council want to reassess the property taxes to bring them "more in-line" with neighboring counties. Do the dumb schmucks at City Hall realize one of the few things that has kept people in this shitpit of a city is that the property taxes were low? Let's see, living in Philly guarantees a higher cost on car insurance than practically anywhere else in the state, a ridiculous amount of money chopped out of your wages regardless of where you work, a lameass transit system, and unplowed roads when it snows. Now they want to jackup the property taxes? Ha! Kiss my ass, I am so outta here!
You here that sound? That's the sound of hundreds of Philly residents pounding "For Sale" signs on their front lawn.
Dinks was a total "daddy girl" today. She didn't leave Geo alone for a nanosecond. I didn't mind at first because it gave me time to get stuff done without her under my feet wanting to "help". Around mid-afternoon I was getting irritated because not only was she following Geo everywhere, she was completely ignoring me. I asked her, "Dink, do you want Daddy to go to work?" In a panicky voice she said, "Noooooo!" When I asked if she wanted me to go to work, without hesitation she said, "Yeah!", and proceeded to get my coat and pocketbook.
Do you feel the love? It kinda hits you right here, don't it?