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A flour incident today - funny story

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by adoptedbyachicken, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. adoptedbyachicken

    adoptedbyachicken Crowing Premium Member

    Carrying in the groceries today got a bit messy. I had a 10 kg bag (22 lbs) white bread flour under one arm in the football type carry with a couple plastic bags in the other hand and had just gotten inside the door off the porch when I hear my Hubby behind me saying Noooo, ohhh, whoa, STOP! Well the dogs are all there and the horses are hanging out right at the fence so I guess I did not think he was talking directly to me, but I did spin around to see who he was talking to, and why the concern in his voice. Well it turns out he saw the bag of flour coming undone at the bottom seam, and a little flour begin to trickle out. Now of course the power of the universe being what it is I would never spin in the direction of the flour bag would I? No, of course not, I had to spin the other way so that the weight of the flour comes to full bear on the defective seam which blows totally apart and the bag spews flour the full 180 degrees of the turn in the front entrance. Well somehow I did manage to get the bag down while it was still more than half full but what a mess inside and some out too. Worst of it is that the front closet door was slid open (of course!) and I flung the flour on everything in there, shoes, jackets, gloves, hats…..

    So our Valentine afternoon ended with us well breaded looking spending some quality time with a broom, dustpan and vacuum to the harmony of the laundry machines. Ahhh, togetherness!

    It all needed cleaning some day anyway, right? [​IMG]

  2. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    LOL awww don't feel bad!! We just got home from WAlly World and Steven was being goofy with a 40lb bag of cat food over his shoulder.... by the way,, the chickens love the cat food!! It blew up on him and he had dry cat food in orifices he didn't know he had! But at least ours was outside!!
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Oh dear [​IMG]
  4. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

    Jun 14, 2008
    N. IL.
    awww...that's too bad.

    my dog was outside and got into something last night and today he had a tummy ache...inside the house...2 rooms...explosions...and the smell lingered.

    why? oh why me?

    ha ha ha.

  5. playswithfowl

    playswithfowl One Earth!

    Jun 18, 2007
    [​IMG] That's the best way to spend time with loved ones lol
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Oh dear!

    What a laugh it would be when you retell this story again later!
  7. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

    Jun 14, 2008
    N. IL.
    You know April...I've thought about this post several times in the last couple of days and had myself a nice chuckle. [​IMG]

    It would be just my luck too that it would get "into" things and not just be an easy sweep off the floor.

    Take my dog accident mentioned above. Now I remind my children to ALWAYS pick up their toys off the floor and put them away when they are done. Being kids it's sometimes easier said then done. For the most part the toys were picked up...all except this plastic tool box equiped with a square, hammer, wrench, screw driver, nuts and bolts...and yes, one of the firings happened to fall into the tool box and run down the side and tainted the square and the hammer. At least it's plastic and at least it was only a little tid squirt.

    And sometimes I feel like it's just never going to end...the mess. My now 3 year old LOVES to get into things. Mommy wasn't paying attention and when I came upon her she had taken a bite out of each apple in the fruit drawer and had tried to help herself to the new package of grapes...dumped and rolled across the floor. They ended up being tossed to the chickens...I was too tired to try to wash them off of dog hair.

    Because like i said...it never can be easy.

    And I love this story of yours...that one is a keeper. One that will be shared for the rest of your days...and most likely by your husband just for the fun of it. ha ha.


  8. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
  9. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    tee hee hee [​IMG] Glad it was you and not ME LOL!
  10. Buster

    Buster Back to Work


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