"May I help you?" asked the young sales associate.
"Miss, It boggles my mind the number of things I didn't even know existed before I got married, that I find myself shopping for nowadays. Do you have any Full Bed Dust Ruffles?" I asked.
"Why yes, right over here" she says. "Here are the bed skirts."
GunDiva's note: Do yourselves a favor - click on the picture to enlarge :)
PS - Bill and Mom - aren't you glad I set up your blog so I can break in whenever I want?
I made my selection, and walked to the register to pay for my Pet Proof Window Screening, my Window Spline Installation Tool, my Can of Spray Paint (yes, I'm over 18), and my Dress for a Bed.
Driving back up the mountain to the lodge I reflected on our current life, both pluses and minuses.
I thought to the trips to the store and crowds and scrubbing toilets and vacuuming floors and plumbing repairs
and dealing with salesmen and calls at all hours of the day and night and the 8 month winters and and and...
I thought of the horse back ride I went on yesterday with one of our daughters and one of our granddaughters. A Papa/aunt/niece ride.
I am blessed. I would change nothing.
PS- Do you know how you get down off a horse?
You don't. You get down off a goose. (didn't think I could end on a sappy note, did you?)