Monday, October 19, 2009

RIP Pumpkin

Our poor poor pumpkin will never be a jack-o-lantern! I'm not sure why my husband thought it would be a good idea to move the pumpkins from their original place where I set them up to their new home but one of them met an untimely end this morning. Their new home just happened to be a little bit too close to the edge of our garage. As I was packing out this morning to head into town I saw an old man gawking at me and I had no idea why. Then I felt the giant thump as my car clearly rolled over something. When I got out and looked I had run clean over the poor pumpkin!! No wonder the old man was staring at my car! Deaner and I had been planning a pumpkin carving contest and George begged to get in on the action. So I had three big beautiful pumpkins on the door step. No worries, I already bought a replacement (that I like the best) at the commissary and disposed of the busted pumpkin. There was no way in hell I was going to put it in our tiny trash can! It would have practically filled up the whole thing! I loaded up the squished mess in the back of my Jeep and drove to the edge of our town where I rolled the pumpkin into a creek! Biodegradable right? :) Of course Deaner has made me feel super guilty by saying that our pumpkin's only dream in life was to become a jack-o-lantern, as if it had FEELINGS!

This past weekend was a lot of fun. It was great to see our friends, the Elkington's, and their family! We had a nice visit and a good dinner! It was also a good football day! All three of our teams won! The weather in Wiesbaden has been gorgeous and last night Deaner and I took a long walk up in the vineyards. It was so pretty that we are going to do it again tonight! I'll have to bundle up to brave the cold but as long as it is not rainy and gross, might as well while we can!

I have to go back to the elementary school AGAIN tomorrow to finish doing my substitute paper work. Don't even get me started on that since it will be the 5th time that I have had to go back. Today I went to change TWO dates on my application thinking that it would be the last time I had to go. WRONG. The printers were down and guess who WON'T print it for me? I have to go back and needless to say, I was really irritated. I have never been to a place that is so unorganized. I don't think this is a good sign either! Hopefully tomorrow I will get everything done without another unnecessary hold up! Wish me luck and I'll be back tomorrow!!

7 comments:

Practically Perfect... said...

Poor pumpkin!

Good luck with your paper work :-)

Jennifer said...

That is so cute about your pumpkin! Good luck with this substitute nightmare!

Pink Peony said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-1aui-wluE

miasmom said...

Thanks for everything Saturday! Love you!

Crazy Shenanigans said...

Good luck tomorrow! Glad you found another suitable pumpkin!

The Pink Chick said...

Tell your husband that the ran over pumpkin didn't mind he didn't get to be a jack-o-lantern. He was excited that he had an unusual story to tell! ;)

Anonymous said...

You be nice to the pumpkin...he may be a friend of Rudolph the cookie.....are you sad now...

I'll take the sweat shirt....??