Monday, September 1, 2008

Debbie's got her groove back


Twas the night before school starts and all through the house
not a creature was stirring not even my spouse.
The backpacks are ready and sitting by the door
filled with paper, glue, pencils, crayons and more.
We hit the mall for new clothes and new shoes
Little Red Riding Hood's even sporting a new "do."
The summer has been filled with sleeping in and fun
like field trips, cousins, camps, the pool and sun.
But now that it's early to bed and early to rise,
Little Red's gonna have a tough time opening her eyes.
The good news is she's excited to start fresh and new
and was thrilled her teacher has lots of Nancy Drew.
Hunka Hunka is headed down kindergarten way;
however, in our county it's only half day.
He's excited and scared, as am I
He's my baby, my boy, I'm sure to cry.
So what will I do with my first quiet day
that I have three hours alone while Hunka Hunka's away?
Laundry, cook, clean or jog?
No way sister, it's time to blog!
I've stayed away for an entire week
Yet, so many times, I've wanted to peek.
But, when I decided to get away from it all
I had to ignore my laptop's call.
Giggles, tickles, my kids, my man
gave me my groove back according to plan.
Thanks for the comment lovin', I've missed you all.
Alas, it's time I give you each a "call."


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54 Comments:

SKELLER said...

You clever thing, YOU!!!

Such a sweet, funny poem...

Hot Tub Lizzy said...

LOL!!! Wonderful!

Welcome back sweetie!!!!

Nik said...

NOW the party can get started!

Glad to see you back!

Louisa said...

so wonderful! Tell LRRH that her special 'down under' package will soon be en route and I hope she still wants it after all this time!!!

Trooper Thorn said...

It's already a classic. In six months it will be 'sampled' in a Kanye West song.

Happy first day of class, family.

Julie said...

that was really fun to read, thanks for posting it! Eli is in school now and Jasper is napping... and I am blogging for the BATW highlight... ha ha, so I am with you!

Mrs. Jones said...

I love it!! And wow, you're going to have some time without children. Enjoy!

~Heather

Z's Mom said...

Brilliant! I love it!

Welcome back!

Caroline said...

Awesome. You are my hero. And you need to dance to my funky nightclub sound effect. If you don't know what I'm talking about, stop by and go to last Monday's post (My Super Talent).

So glad you're back, I missed you terribly.

The Mrs. said...

that was great!

time alone in a quiet house... what IS that like!?!

Melissa said...

Feels good to have some me time, huh? You have been dearly missed and I'm so glad you're back. We need to do that every so often.

Midwest Mommy said...

Holy cow! That is awesome.

Tracy P. said...

I love it! Glad you took some time. Especially with a kindergartener in the house! What a great year. Enjoy the quiet--it will go by quickly! What you most need to enjoy is your half days with just him. It's what I missed most when my last one started first grade. Lots of dates this year, Mom! :-)

Kate said...

Awww, loved it!!! :) Happy Labor Day and last day of "summer"....this is my first time visiting, so lovely to meet you!

Debateur said...

What a wonderful poem.

My daughter starts kindergarden this week too. I'm excited for her but I think I'm going to bawl my eyes out.

Lula! said...

Hoooooooooooooray! I've missed you!

Glad you are feeling refreshed. Wish we could share a diet Coke with lemon together. Oh, who am I kidding? You know me. You get the diet, I'll drink the real thing. Good times!

S'more of my Thoughts said...

Welcome back! Loved the poem!! You still got it!!!

Kat said...

I have really missed you! So glad you are back...and boy do you know how to make an entrance...

Sidney said...

Yea! She's baaaacccckkkk!

Karin @ 6ByHisDesign said...

WooHoo!

Jenni said...

Yay!! Glad to have you back. When you only read five blogs regularly and one goes on break it gets lonely!

Trish said...

Well, Helllooooo Debbie!!

That was fab, sheer genius in every way. Just like you.

Missed you, hoping you are refreshed.

I will pray for an easy transition for Hunka-Hunka.

Blessing my great friend!

Steph said...

you are really amazing!

Nichole said...

Love the poem! Glad you're back :o)

Brian and Staci said...

How cute is that poem! Good luck with school and glad you are feeling fresh and anew!

Kimberley said...

You are hysterical and provided just the laugh that I needed today!

Thanks for your thought and your prayers and YOUR sweet bloggy friendship!

Kimberley

Michelle said...

Welcome back, Debbie! I love the poem. So sweet, and I fully expect some pics tomorrow of the first day! It's our first day, too... almost anyway (more on that to come). Here's hoping you had a great last week with the fam!

Elena said...

Darling! I loved it. Who knew you were a poet? Best of luck with the new school year.

Strawberry Blonde said...

Hey I remember you! Love the poem. Hope the first day back went well.

Welcome to bloggy land. ;)Brandi

veronica said...

Love it! You are so darn creative!

Melissa Lester said...

I love your poem! I hope school gets off to a great start tomorrow and that blog-hopping makes your heart smile during that first day of kindergarten.

Thank you for featuring me last week on BATW. Your kinds words of introduction meant so much, and I appreciate your supportive comments on my post for the day. (I posted it right after you stopped by, so I was glad you popped back over later in the day!) It was such fun hosting everyone. So thank you for sharing all the comment love and hosting the ultimate worldwide blog party!

Jen said...

That was so awesome. Great work. I am glad that you found your grove. :)

Leslie said...

That was awesome! Enjoy your day and your blogging!

Aubrey said...

Loved it! So glad you are back!! Enjoy your Hunka Hunka free time!

Missy said...

How cute are you? No, really, your poem was just too much! I've been taking a bloggy break at the exact same time, so no worries, we're jumping back in refreshed together. Absence makes the heart...well, you know!

lynn said...

That's so cute. I love it! Glad you enjoyed your break. Sometimes you just gotta get away for a bit.

Evi said...

oooh, what I wouldn't give...

Kori said...

That just ROCKS! love it.

Kathi said...

Yea!!! Welcome back girl...I was afraid you wouldn't come back. Enjoy your freedom!!!!

Connie said...

Welcome Back!
Now us SAHM's can get back to our bonbons!
Woohoo!!

Tiffany said...

You are SO cute! I love the poem and love that you've got your groove back!

T-Luh said...

Not sure how you do it...but if it's a sabbatical you need from time to time to keep producing this brilliance, go for it! I really enjoyed this! Hope you enjoy Your day!

Britt said...

Just like riding a bike, hm? ;o)

Welcome back! I've stopped by quite a few times forgetting you weren't here :o)

EEEEMommy said...

I hope you had a great first day of school! ;) I'm a sucker for brand new school supplies!

Nonna said...

I love that!!!

Tracy P. said...

Oh, it's a happy thing seeing your face back out and about, Debbie! :-) Yes, I've got you by a year. And yes, I took the photo, but I felt like one of those nature photographers who camp out for years waiting for one shot. Except I had a life all that time. Lucky me!

ohhollyf said...

That's a roit ! Now, I wanna she her new "do", curiousity killed the cat. I'm imagining feathered wings, or maybe long curls ?

Kelly said...

Thank you for stopping by! I have been busy getting ready for our home school year......and doing lots of organizing and praying! Hope you and your family are well!!!


kelly

Katy Lin :) said...

so cute! love the poem! we've missed you :)

Piggy said...

How creative! Welcome back! :)

Sharon (sk) said...

LOVE it!! so talented! :)

"The Queen in Residence" said...

You are truly gifted and I love that you are doing the same thing that I am now that the kids are gone it is blogging time - yahoo!!!

Jennifer P. said...

BRAVO!

I agree---my blogcation was school-caused and not chosen, but I do feel revived and refreshed :)!

Glad the kiddos had great first-days. They are cuties for sure!

The Me/ The Wife/ The Mom said...

Fabulous and hilarious! Chalk up a new devotee!