Dad were watching TV when Mom said,
"I'm tired, and its getting late.
I think I'll go to bed."
went to the kitchen to make sandwiches
for the next day's lunches,
rinsed out the popcorn bowls,
took meat out of the freezer
for supper the following evening,
checked the cereal box levels,
filled the sugar container,
put spoons and bowls on the table
and started the coffee pot for brewing in
then put some wet clothes in the dryer,
put a load of clothes into the wash,
ironed a shirt and secured a loose button.
picked up the game pieces left on
the table and put the telephone book
back into the drawer.
watered the plants, emptied a wastebasket
and hung up a towel to dry.
yawned and stretched and headed for
She stopped by the desk and wrote a note
to the teacher, counted out some cash
for the field trip, and pulled a
textbook out from hiding under the chair.
signed a birthday card for a friend,
addressed and stamped the envelope
and wrote a quick note for the grocery
store. she put both near her purse.
then creamed her face,
put on moisturizer, brushed and flossed
her teeth and trimmed her nails.
called, "I thought you were going
"I'm on my way," she said.
She put some water into the dogs dish and
put the cat outside then made sure the doors
were all locked.
looked in on each of the kids
and turned out a bedside lamp, hung up a shirt,
threw some dirty socks in the hamper,
and had a brief conversation with the one
still up doing homework.
own room, she set the alarm, laid out
clothing for the next day,
straightened up the shoe rack. She added
three things to her list of things to do
tomorrow. About that time,
the hubby turned off the TV and
announced to no one in particular,
"I'm going to bed."
and he did.
Wonder why women live longer?...
we are stronger......
Made for the Long Haul!