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.