So it’s not brand new off the car lot and shiny and smelling like that new car smell we all love. The door handle may be broken and the steering wheel may be upside down but Mr. Sexy says it runs great. It was in our price range (of very very cheap) and Mr. Sexy is good at fixing cars. And apparently, he’s not a minivan type of guy. I guess he prefers a jeep or truck. Go figure.
Today was our first day of our new schedule of me sleeping in a bit and only leaving the house to pick Michael up from his half-day kindergarten. I was REALLY excited for tomorrow when Mr. Sexy would be taking Michael to school and Michael would get to experience the joys of a stick shift for himself.
Well, as I was in the middle of making dinner, Mr. Sexy calls to tell me he got stuck. On Rudd Road. It’s a back road that will take you to our house. What am I saying. EVERY road is a back road out here off the high way. But Rudd is different. I think I went on it once by accident and ended up backing out because it was too scary. But Mr. Sexy is a boy. And he likes to do boy things. So he took his new toy out on the crazy road we will tell everybody NOT to take. EVER.
And what do you know? It got stuck in mud.
As Mr. Sexy was telling me this over the phone I saw that Denai had peed all over the kitchen floor (I was letting her butt air out and took it a bit too far). The french toast was burning on the stove at that point and then I noticed the ground beef juices were all over the fridge because there was a hole in the bag. This was all happening at the same time. It was a crazy short period of time.
So after dinner and after our family hike around the property Mr. Sexy and Michael set off to get the truck unstuck. Mr. Sexy didn’t want to take Michael at first because it was quite a hike and already getting late. But Michael was begging and begging and we are always trying to encourage him to want to do these kinds of things – like hiking, working on the cars with dad, riding bikes, running the dog crazy, all that boy stuff. So off they went together. I was a little nervous. It was dark and I wanted both of them to have a good time.
Well, I think they did. They came back exhausted having hiked to the truck and back again. They also came back having a great bonding experience. It may appear small tonight. But as my two favorite boys go off together again and again it will turn into something great. I’m really excited about their relationship.
So, my husband, in my sweet opinion, did a not very smart thinking by taking Rudd Road home today. BUT it’s ok. I wouldn’t even change it. My boys had an adventure tonight. And I’m proud of both of them.
|From our family hike after dinner.
He was all about running and climbing and jumping EVERYWHERE.