Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Attack of the Kids

It is late, the kids are all finally asleep. I walk through the house admiring the mess, but too tired to do much of anything about it. On my way to the kitchen to get a glass of water and inspect the dishes that I will not wash until tomorrow, I see a funny flesh-colored-something stuck to the far living room wall.

"The heck?" I mutter, "is that a band aid stuck on the wall? Why the heck would they stick a ..."

I reach out a hand to touch the mass. Gum. Freaking pink bubble gum. Well craaaap.

8 comments:

JenK said...

Clearly you made them do something today they didn't want to do and this is there revenge.

Or there wasn't a trash can nearby.

JenK said...

Or their revenge. There revenge doesn't make much sense does it?

annenahm said...

I lolled. Am sorry.

Mama D said...

I assume it came off just fine. Kids. Sheesh.

Fantastagirl said...

oh.... no more gum for the chaos girls... ;-)

We USED to have a bubble gum machine in the basement- put in a penny, get a gumball.. note we used to have one. Tink would get a gumball chew it for two minutes and then spit it out behind the couch in the basement. We didn't discover this until we re-arranged in the basement months after the gumball machine was empty. Yep. Dried gum in the carpet, on the wall and the back of couch. Fun I tell you. Fun.

elizasmom said...

OMG, Fantastagirl's comment just made me shudder. I was just about to commiserate and pipe up with my grousing about how the floor of our office is covered with Littlest Pet Shop and googly-eyes Madagascar stickers currently, but I think I'll just slink off and count my blessings that my kid hasn't really discovered gum yet.

Anonymous said...

I always loved my fruits when I was a child. But I hated to get up and go to the kitchen to dispose of the leftovers, like apple cores, pits, etc. So? I just dropped those things behind the sofa I was sitting on while enjoying the treats....

Mama

Cake Decorating Ideas said...

Too funny! You had me laughing out loud at your disgusting discovery. I think what made me laugh hardest was the fact that I've been there, done that. I have found dried up gum in the weirdest places around my house (and my car...).