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Re: Happy Mother's Day Story

That's wonderful Judy!   And Theresa, I hope things are settling down in

On 5/8/07, Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net> wrote:
> That is a terrific story!  Thanks for sharing, Judy.
> zem
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Judy Browning" <judylee@lewiston.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, May 07, 2007 8:50 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Happy Mother's Day Story
> > Just had to share this story my friend Claudia sent me. Wish I knew who
> > the author was. Something here for anyone who loves kids or cats or a
> good
> > chuckle.
> > Judy B z 6 Idaho
> >
> >
> > So, we had this great 10 year old cat named Jack who just recently died.
> > Jack was a great cat and the kids would carry him around and sit on him
> > and nothing ever bothered him. He used to hang out and nap all day long
> > on this mat in our bathroom. Well we have 3 kids and at the time of this
> > story they were 4 years old, 3 years old and 1 year old. The middle one
> > is Eli. Eli really loves chapstick. LOVES it. He kept asking to use my
> > chapstick and then losing it. So finally one day I showed him where in
> > the bathroom I keep my chapstick and how he could use it whenever he
> > wanted to but he needed to put it right back in the drawer when he was
> > done. Last year on Mother's Day, we were having the typical rush around
> > and try to get ready for Church with everyone crying and carrying on. My
> > two boys are fighting over the toy in the cereal box. I am trying to
> > nurse my little one at the same time I am putting on my make-up.
> > Everything is a mess and everyone has long forgotten that this is a
> > wonderful day to honor me and the amazing job that is motherhood. We
> > finally have the older one and the baby loaded in the car and I am
> > looking for Eli. I have searched everywhere and I finally round the
> > corner to go into the bathroom. And there was Eli. He was applying my
> > chapstick very carefully to Jack's . . . rear end. Eli looked right into
> > my eyes and said "chapped." Now if you have a cat, you know that he is
> > right--their little butts do look pretty chapped. And, frankly, Jack
> > didn't seem to mind. And the only question to really ask at that point
> > was whether it was the FIRST time Eli had done that to the cat's behind
> > or the hundredth.
> > And THAT is my favorite Mother's Day moment ever because it reminds us
> > that no matter how hard we try to civilize these glorious little
> > creatures, there will always be that day when you realize they've been
> > using your chapstick on the cat's butt.
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Pam Evans
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