Monday, January 26, 2009

thunder is scary

the bean is napping, so we'll do the draw for the sephora giveaway later today, i promise.

i also have 650+ pictures from the fun-filled family weekend to go through. oy! but there are some really fun ones in there. i can't wait to post them.

last night, we were all tucked into our warm, comfy beds and out for the night - or so i thought. somewhere after midnight, my eyes popped open at a loud, roaring noise and what felt like an earthquake. luckily, the bean stayed asleep, but the hub awoke with a grunt.

"what the hell was that?"

and as we looked around, there was a bright flash of light from outside and we realized that it was thunder and lightning. it must've struck really close, because that shit was LOUD. and then a minute later, the rain started coming down - hard.

i thought about the teen, who in spite of her bravado, gets pretty freaked out by thunderstorms. i also wondered how mollydog was doing, at the local animal hospital where we dropped her off on friday afternoon for boarding. poor thing. she's such a scaredydog.

i wanted to get up and check on the teen, but the bean was using me as a human pacifier, and i knew she'd wake up if i moved. oy. then i felt the hub get out of bed and shuffle out, and then i saw a light go on. a few minutes went by, and then i saw the teen dragging in, clutching her pillow and rubbing her eyes. i scooted over to make room, the hub pulled the bean closer to him, and the teen snuggled in next to me.

it was a cozy little family bed for just a little while, before the hub realized he was damn near falling off the edge, and he got up to sleep on the couch. awww.

he's such a good guy. i think i'll keep him.

8 comments:

  1. awww what a sweetie indeed! what's with the babies and using their mommas as pacifiers as of late. i'm blaming the sprouting of some teeth. it bugs the heck out of me tho b/c once she's in lala land and at the verge of letting go, she'll chomp down REALLY hard with just a teensy bit of nip! TMI! Woo hoo!

    When does the dog come home? Or are you leaving her there in the midst of the moving?

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  2. I heard this scary thunder over my house too! I thought the hail was gonna make a hole through the roof. I'm a scaredy dog too.

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  3. the thunder was scary, but the HAIL was a whole other level of crazy! ;)

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  4. Thumbs up to your husband! That's really sweet of him.

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  5. awwww, good hub :) When was there thunder? I may have missed it.

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  6. We never get thunderstorms like that! The husband is in LOVE with them. It's one of his complaints about Southern California.

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  7. Hmmmm. No such thunder in my neck of the woods.

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  8. It's like I live in a whole other state. I had none of that stuff going on. Crazy.

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