Yes, this is a poor, neglected blog this week. So sorry, everyone! Laura called tonight and said something like, "Yeah, yeah.... The Frugal Muse is great and everything... but what about pictures of my niece and nephew?" Okay, Laura. I'll take the hint and get something new up here for everyone.
[I just love my sister-in-law. Tonight we decided that 5 years of living apart is enough. We are finished with it. We didn't really get into specifics– you know, like where we would move and how we would find jobs, and whether our husbands thought it was a good idea and those types of minor, petty details. But we did decide firmly that we will no longer be living 1,000 miles apart. We'll keep you posted on how our plans shape up. :-) ]
ANYWAY... a couple of days ago, I was working in the kitchen when Max suddenly climbed up and stood up on a dining room chair, spread his arms high and wide and declared in a slow and decisive voice,
"I – AM – GOD!"
My back had been to him, and when I whipped around with a stern look on my face, preparing to correct his error, he had already humbled his body posture and sheepishly and quickly began to say, "Uh, I am not God. Mommy, I am not God." To which I had to smile and say, "That's right, you are not God. You are a human."
"Yes, Mommy. I am not God. I am a human."
And he went back to playing Legos, and has refrained from declaring himself deity since. :-)