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 writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. 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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