Take Five

The girls woke us up at the ass-crack of dawn this morning. I think they need to go to bed later – we’ve been putting them down around 6:30, but tonight we’re moving it back to 7. Being woken up at 5:30 on a Sunday morning just isn’t cool.

After vainly attempting to get them to sleep with us for a little bit, we surrendered and went downstairs. We had breakfast and then I remembered that I am now the proud owner of a subscription to the Sunday New York Times. So I sprinted out to the front walk, retrieved my shiny new paper and went inside.

That Canadian Boy I Married had made coffee, bless his little cotton socks, and we sat down with our steaming cups.

Then we drove ourselves half-crazy by trying to solve the crossword puzzle. We’re still not done, but we’re trying. Together. Which was kind of nice.


We listened to a little of this (among other tunes) and had a thoroughly relaxing morning together.

And it was very, very nice. Nice has been in short supply around here lately.

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11 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. LauraJ
    Nov 23, 2008 @ 14:38:00

    Oh how wonderful! It’s great to have NICE moments. Hand on to them! I have enjoyed my “NICE” time the past 20 hours. That guy I gave birth to is on his way home and I do hope the niceness continues.

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  2. daysgoby
    Nov 23, 2008 @ 15:11:00

    Wow – your weekend sounds idyllic, actually…

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  3. Traceytreasure
    Nov 23, 2008 @ 16:53:00

    Nice is one of my favorite four letter words. Hope you have a great week and a Happy Thanksgiving!!Hugs!!

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  4. Shonda Little
    Nov 23, 2008 @ 18:59:00

    My kids used to get up at the asscrack of dawn. However, since the time change, it is more like the taint of dawn.Also, nice? Nice…..(Imagine Joey Tribiani saying that)

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  5. Ree
    Nov 23, 2008 @ 19:37:00

    7 across. Kitten?;-)

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  6. crazymumma
    Nov 24, 2008 @ 06:02:00

    wow. he got up with you and you with him and you did something together?You are among the blessed. Sleep or not.6:30 does seem a little early…..

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  7. floreksa
    Nov 24, 2008 @ 07:44:00

    There is something to be said for early Sunday morning…SOMETIMES..Left you something on my blog.

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  8. Lisa
    Nov 24, 2008 @ 09:13:00

    Sounds heavenly!

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  9. MsPrufrock
    Nov 24, 2008 @ 09:36:00

    That sounds looooovely. Well, except for that whole asscrack of dawn thing. Ew.

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  10. Mike
    Nov 24, 2008 @ 21:58:00

    I love Dave Brubeck doing his rendition of “Take Five” is the best. The wife and I do the crossword as well. A bonding experince…

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  11. Shutter Bitch
    Nov 25, 2008 @ 12:47:00

    hooray for nice mornings!

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