Thursday, May 26, 2011

the time I got in BIG trouble

When I was a kid, I was pretty independent and sure of myself and brave and loud....and, well, I think you get the point. I knew what I wanted and how to get it. How do I know this? Yes, it was a long time ago but I've heard my parents say on many occasion that Caleb (my youngest son) is payback....and since he is all of the things I listed above, I'm pretty sure it's safe to say those things are true.
Me and my awesome Dad.
When I was younger, I did a few things that got me in BIG trouble. But the one that I recall with the fondest memories is the time I told 3 lies in one day. That's right, 3. But for some reason, I only remember the first 2 lies.......but I know there were 3, so you'll just have to believe me =)

1. My mom had just made some fabulous chocolate chip cookies and told me to keep my little hand off. She walked out of the room and what did I do? I went straight to the cookies and ate one (maybe more than one, the details are a bit foggy). She came back into the room and I had chocolate all over my face and hands and she asked "Emmie, what are you chewing on?" and my reply: "my teeth........."
2. I was a little upset that I had been caught red-handed (or should I say chocolate-handed) with the cookies, so I proceeded to grab a hammer (where I found one, I couldn't say) and pound on the water heater/air conditioner/something-that-was-big-and-not-supposed-to-be-hammered-on. My mom walked over and said, "Emmie, what are you hitting (that thing that I can't remember what it was) with?" and my reply: "my hand....."
3. The third lie must have been real good...I wish I could remember!

So, that's my story about the time I got in BIG trouble. As I grew up, the stories got juicier and juicier, but when I was younger something like 3 lies in one day was kind of a big deal. We still talk about the ridiculousness of it to this day =)

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12 comments:

  1. That is an adorable photo. Isn't it funny the things we think are HUGE deals when we're little? Cute story.

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  2. Well, you weren't in BIG trouble, but I'm sure you thought so when you were little.  Yes, Caleb is you all over again--isn't it great! :)  I miss having little girls but love seeing them be such wonderful young women, wives and mommy's!

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  3. Yes, us Moms/Grammas see payback often!!  Ya know what they say - 'What goes around comes around"
    Love you, Em!

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  4. Love it!  Remind me to tell you about the time I tried to drill a hole in the laundry room floor.  Love you!

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  5. Oh, Love it.  It reminds me of the things my own children tried!

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  6. Ha! Your body did some terrible things that day. :)

    Visiting from Mama Kat's!

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  7. Jennifer BennettMay 28, 2011 at 9:40 AM

    lol! Oh they awful things we did as kids, that we now get to experience with our own children. Fun post! Visiting from the MMB hop http://abookagirlajourney.blogspot.com 

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  8. thanks for visiting! I'm on my way over to yours =)

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  9. yes, my body did =) thanks for visiting!

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  10. kids definitely do some silly things! The hub likes to say that children are just crazy people in smaller bodies =)

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  11. ooh, that sounds like a good story! love you too!

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