Saturday, May 23, 2009

Uh Oh....

Good thing: Walking into the kitchen at exactly the right moment. 

Bad thing: Leaving the dish towel on top of the skillet's lid. That's on the lit gas stove. 

FIRE!

(Sadly, a dish towel died in the making of last night's meal.)
(Sadly, it was my favorite.)
(Happily, said towel was the only casuality.)


OK, people, do you kinda see a trumpeting elephant in that first 
photo,and a more contrite one in this second photo? 
Good! I thought so! Me too!

~~~

xoabb
expect anything!

The above happened last evening. 

Now on to more important things! Today at 9:45am, MPM and I are driving into NYC to meet Daryl and Kate for lunch. Can't wait - what fun we'll have! Plus, we're bringing Daryl dirt. For her window box. We're nice like that.

And one last important thing, I got my ~pay it forward~ box from Daryl today. A lovely tote passed on from a dear departed friend of hers that I am TOTALLY HONORED to have recieved, plus a wonderful funky hand-made key ring. Not sure how I'll pay-it-forward, but I will, oh yes I well. Actually this is the second time I've been the chosen recipient of ~pay if forward~. The first time Diane (AsthmaGirl) PIF and sent me a sourdough starter. I never PIF for that one and I feel very very baaaaad!  So I guess I'm just gonna have to come up with sumpin wunnerful!  Twice over! Pooh!

14 comments:

  1. glad the towel was all that burned... i love pay it forwards!
    hugsand yes I am so jealous that you 4 get to meet for lunch... again! sniffs... pouts... turkey lip is out!

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  2. It's just after 6 am and I should be getting dressed. Can't wait!!

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  3. You chickies have a fun time! Take me next time~plez! I'll be on the lookout for another towel like that. I'll PIF! Your garden in looking good! I planted a couple "butt heads" in mine!
    Have a great weekend!

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  4. At least it died for a great cause! I have done that before and it wasn't pretty.

    Hope you all have a wonderful time! Can not wait to hear all about it!

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  5. OY .. well I am glad it was just a towel even if it was your fav ... its 9:20 ... you'll be here soon and I am still in PJs with the first pot of coffee being made ... gotta fly

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  6. Been there, done that; so glad I was there to catch it before a real fire started!

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  7. Have fun, you lovely ladies...take loads of photos and can't wait to someday meet you all, too.

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  8. oh no!!! but I'm so glad you all are safe - those towels can go up in a big hurry.

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  9. Once again, my invitation must have gotten lost in the mail. Not that I'm feeling left out or anything.

    Hope you have a wonderful day. Hi to Daryl and Kate.

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  10. Glad to hear that the carnage was no worse than a dish towel...

    Have fun in the city! Once again, I'm soooo jealous...

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  11. Oh, dear....glad it was only the towel. Have fun at your lunch.

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  12. Ann: I'm so happy you got back in time.

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  13. If I turn my head sideways I can totally see the elephant! Glad that was the only thing that caught fire.

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