Adulting. (Do not try this at home.) ~ Barb Taub #humor #family

Reblogged from Barb Taub:

I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes—and six months later you have to start all over again.—Joan Rivers


Before I was married, I shared an apartment with two of my cousins. We swore an oath: if calamity were to befall any of us, the survivors would rush home and make the victim’s bed, do her dishes, and burn her letters** before mothers and aunts arrived on the scene. **[Clearly, this all occurred in the days when chips only came in potato or poker flavors, instead of micro.]

If you think becoming a mother made me more relaxed about my own mother’s visits, then either you are a husband or you have a very good cleaning lady. Take the time Mother called to say she was coming for a brief visit. Although I’d been eating lunch when she called, somehow by the time she hung up, I was mopping the floor with one hand, wiping the grease off the range hood with the other, and looking for a hiding place for the PopTarts.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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6 Responses to Adulting. (Do not try this at home.) ~ Barb Taub #humor #family

  1. barbtaub says:

    Ooooh! A Sue Vincent reblog! [Doing the happy dance.]


  2. Lyn Horner says:

    LOL Sounds all too familiar.

    Liked by 1 person

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