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Friday, June 11, 2010

When It Rains, It Pours.

It's Friday and the last two days have been soggy, wet disastorous days. Disastorous because I was trying to have a garage sale.

While I'd mostly call it a success, it would have been nice to sell a few more things.

I did however learn a lot about having a garage sale. Especially from a neighbor of mine who transformed her garage into what I could only best describe as a store.

No wonder she made triple what I did.

Life's all about learning things like this as you go though, isn't it?

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In other events, there was a huge, loud storm last night and H came in to our bed in the middle of the night. Or what we thought was the middle of the night.

And this morning he had his library books in his arms asking me to read them. I promised that as soon as the clock struck 6am I would.

He noticed that next to my water bottle I had an Oreo cookie sitting uneaten from last night.

Thinking why bother to make it a deal I told him he could have it. Thinking that would make his day.

Oh man.

This is what he said; "No thank you. I already ate all the Oreos and my tummy isn't hungry anymore."

I didn't really register what he was meaning or saying until later.

The kitchen was immaculate and not a sign of Oreo anywhere. But sure enough when I opened the cupboard and grabbed the package, there sat two cookies where there used to be an untouched row.

You'd think that we never give him treats the way he sneaks around for gummy bears and Oreo cookies.

Only Henry.

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Tonight's my big night. I am throwing the first pitch at the St. Paul Saints game. I've never even been to a Saints game and I've definitely never thrown the first pitch. Should be interesting, right?

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Finally, the reason for the title. While, yes, it's been raining and pouring around here I also sometimes feel like when an opportunity comes up, lots of them do.

Just this week a couple emails have popped up about some different opportunities and then the Saints game opportunity came up and then I found out yesterday that BlogHer is giving away $100 on my behalf over here. All you have to do is leave a travel tip for our big road trip in the comments. So go, enter. Win that money!

Really, when it rains, it pours.

Happy Rainy Friday!

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