cheers for us wonder women.
Why I love my Mum ....and why husbands should love their wives more, too !
Mum and Dad
were watching TV when Mom said, "I'm tired, and it's getting late. I think
I'll go to bed."
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 the next morning.
put some wet clothes in the dryer, put a load of clothes into the wash, ironed
a shirt and secured a loose button. She picked up the game pieces left on the
table and put the telephone book back into the drawer. She watered the plants,
emptied a wastebasket and hung up a towel to dry.
and tretched and headed for the bedroom. 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.
She signed a birthday card for a friend, addressed and stamped the envelope
and wrote a quick shopping list. She put both near her purse. Mom then washed
her face, put on moisturizer, brushed and flossed her teeth and trimmed her
out, "I thought you were going to bed." "I'm on my way,"
she said. She put some water into the dog's dish and called the cat in, then
made sure the doors were locked. She 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.
In her own
room, then 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 for tomorrow.
time, Dad turned off the TV and announced to no one in particular, "I'm
going to bed." And he did...without another thought.
women live longer...?
ARE STRONGER.......MADE FOR THE LONG HAUL......