Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Spring Cleaning

Samantha cleaned out her backpack last week.

It became so full of "stuff" that she had nowhere to put things.

When I say things, I don't mean an extra hoodie in case it gets cold, or a book she wants to read on the bus.

No, I mean nowhere to put things like her HOMEWORK. And her LUNCH.

This girl has saved every rock, gum wrapper, and piece of string she has found on the playground since preschool.

If you were wondering why our spoon drawer was dwindling down to nothing... mystery solved.
Two days later she woke me up at 2:00 AM to say that she couldn't sleep because she was worried about her art project that was due.

She accidentally threw it away when she cleaned out her backpack.

And the garbage had been picked up that morning (of course).

Still, I'll take the missing art project over the cluttered bag.


  1. Wow, I can't believe all that stuff was in her bag, it must have been so heavy! It's funny how different you and Samantha are in some ways, but I can totally relate to her sentimental side. I bet that felt so good to be rid of all of that!

  2. awe it is crazy all the things they carry i remember one of my nephews one time we couldnt figuere out why his back pack was soo heavy until one day it ripped open he was carrying everithing even the old filter of his fish tank hahahahaha

  3. This made me laugh so hard! That's quite the pile. Hope the second art project turned out as well as the first. Now that she is an expert cleaner, you should find her more things to organize.


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