Remember the diva I mentioned in an earlier post?
Yup, it`s her. She can`t even walk right in that get-up.
Elle drops off a few cards to her momma`s friends.
You know the kind of day that goes nothing like you had planned, but turns out to be really funny and fun anyway? Well, this was one of those.
I was left without a car one day last week and had a bunch of errands to run… so we got out our covered wagon big stroller and set out for TOWN.
First things first. GET CASH.
There it is– some of that pretty green stuff. It`s my weekly grocery money draw.
The courthouse– this building is amazing. We live behind it, so it`s what we see out our front window.
When G has the girls and they go walking he says they like to come sit on this statue.
Laila didn`t want to sit on the statue. It was really windy that day so I think she was wanting to be left alone.
Elle found a REAL LIVE egg by the statue! We both thought that was super cool. It was such a pretty green/blue color.
Onward… Elle sees something cool in a window…
Elle crawled out to peer at the books.
“Oh NO! MOM THE EGG!”
I can`t help wondering how that teeny egg would have tasted fried up, with a piece of toast..
We wthen walked to Rhode`s because the mother wanted to grab some on-sale OJ. The girls were hungry, so we grabbed drumsticks and sat down in the cafeteria-style eatery there. Eatery is a stretch, but it was a BUSY place. The food was in a glass “looking case”, where ladies in hairnets shlepped picnic food into Styrofoam boxes.
(Don`t miss the precious BRANCH Elle thought her and Laila had to wave around while they “drove” in the stroller.)
Before: fat drum.
After: bone-y drum.
My girls eat so slow. We sat there 20 minutes or more– while they carefully gnawed on their meat sticks.
While they gnawed… I people watched. I was also swept into nostalgia over the way this place was set up and the kind of people visiting it. Very lunch-ladyesque. That coffee maker made me feel like I was visiting my grandpa at the hospital in the 80s. And the little white mugs made me feel a very certain something…
The desert counter. Probably Sara Lee repackaged. 🙂
Our next stop– my girl`s beloved library! Almost every day they beg to go to the library.
When we got there, we were surprised to see Miss Mullet and the kindergarten class. The girls were happy to see them. Here, Laila enjoys some of the “leftover fun” from Ravi`s computer experience.
Nothing as dar as 3 year old skirty and leggsies. My mom gave Gracie and Elle matching dresses for christmas one year. Elle`s got a bleach spot on the top– so I cut the top off and made a skirt from it. I love it even more as a summer skirty.
We were then going to walk to the park by the library, but it started raining. We walked home in the rain looking for every short-cut we could find. We arrived home wet and happy and sleepy.
Ok, well the sun shines today and I want to go sit in it! We plan to plant our garden this Saturday. delightful.