Friday, September 5, 2008

Giveaway, Game and On The Home Front

Make sure and check out Dawn, Heather, Kathy, Gretchen and Mallory's blog. They joined in yesterday and they have some "small talk" on their blogs too. Thanks for joining and mingling everybody!

I decided to keep the giveaway for this week a surprise.
I'll send a wrapped gift to the winner so they will be surprised when they receive it
and then I'll post what the giveaway was afterwards!
Is the suspense building?? I hope so!!
I thought for today's game we would play
Truth or Dare

I'll start :
I think the best and funniest thing I ever did on a dare, I think it was a dare---it is the truth though, anyway, when I was about 13 and my parents were going out of town (I hope my mom isn't reading my blog today!!) I stayed at one of their friends homes P & J. P & J had a daughter the same age as I was named JK. We always had a great time when I would stay over.

Okay let me set the scenery up here. Next door to JK’s house was a house where several nuns lived. Across the street was the Catholic Church and School that JK attended. A couple houses down on the other side of JK’s house was a very busy main street with another church.

So one night when we were bored, this was in about 1974, one of us got the idea (I’m sure it wasn’t me!) to go streaking. So one night we took all of our clothes off and put our shirts over our heads and ran down the busy street and around the corner back to JK’s house. This got our adrenaline going and it was so fun to us 13 year old!

Is anybody singing the Streak Song by Ray Stevens yet??

Oh, yes, they call him the Streak
Look at that, look at that
Fastest thing on two feet
Look at that, look at that
He's just as proud as he can be
Of his anatomy
He goin' give us a peek
Oh, yes, they call him the Streak
Look at that, look at that
He likes to show off his physique
Look at that, look at that
If there's an audience to be found
He'll be streakin' around
Invitin' public critique

The next night we decided to do it again, but with a twist. We got naked again, put our shirts on our heads and went up to the nuns door and rang the doorbell. Wouldn’t you know it, as our luck would have it, a police man drove by. Omg! We started running as fast as we could. We’re running as fast as we can through peoples front yards naked and with shirts covering our faces. All the sudden some dumb person has a hedge in the middle of our path. JK new it was there, but not me. I jumped but to late, I fell on the pavement. I got up and ran as fast as I could. We hid somewhere, I don’t remember where, and then snuck back to where our clothes were. We got dressed and went back into JK’s house giggling and so proud of ourselves for not getting caught.

The next morning P & J asked if we were out knocking on doors and running late last night. The nuns called them and said about 10 -15 minutes after someone knocked on their door and ran they saw P & J’s back door open up and 2 girls walk into the house. Well, of course we DIDN’T do it!! How stupid would we be to do that to the house right next door! We were just sitting on the back porch talking!! I don’t know if they believed us or not. I don’t even know if the nuns realized we were naked because we both had such good bikini tans that it kinda looked like we had swimsuits on.

When my parents came back we were upstairs listening to the adults talk and they decided they were pretty sure that JK and I would never do anything like that! I’m not sure if they were just trying to convince themselves or if they really believed we didn’t.

What is your funniest dare story??
Can you share it on your blog with us??

On the Home Front
Mallory and Jace made Pumpkin Muffins yesterday.

Mallory had to go to football practice so Jace and I filled the muffin cups and baked them.

Jace is playing peek-a-boo with the whisk. He's just to darn cute!!

The finished product. Yummy!!

Lexie started school yesterday. She's a senior this year!! Way to go Lexie!!!!


Dawn said...

Hi Sherry
Well I have no dares that I can think of but a funny story DOES come to mind about a trip to the doctors but don't know if I will put it on my blog though!!
I'll think about it!!!!.......

Your kids are adorable by the way and Dianne googled Irn Bru - so funny!!!

Polka Dot Moon said...

Oh my that is funny!!! I'll have to put on my thinking cap and see if I can remember anything of that caliber!

and...I just love anything pumpkin! Your muffins looked scrumptious :)


Cathy said...

I remember hearing that story about you when I was a little girl. I thought it was fabulous!

I will have to think hard on the dare story. I was never a "daring" child but maybe as an adult I am more daring. Sophia is going to a sleepover tonight and they may be playing Truth or Dare if Sophia has her way. So, maybe she will have a story.

I can't wait to see the first giveaway.
Love you lots,

Angela Harris said...

I can't believe you remember a dare story. I don't know if it's lack of stories or memory but I can't even remember to think of a story. Do you ever get a brain back after you have kids? Congratulations Lexie! What a wonderful accomplishment! And your such a good Mom and Grandma letting them in on every fun project. Loved visiting with you today.

Kids Napping? I'm Scrapping! said...

That's funny Sherry! :) I don't know if I could post stories of my lame dare days... I was always kind of hesitant and nervous to do anything... we'll see. :o)

mysteryhistorymom said...

I seem to remember an evening long ago when a certain someone was out with a friend and they decided it would be fun to run through the sprinklers in their underwear at the local football field.... It was late at night (so I hear) and they thought they were alone but it turns out there were some other people there, too! AHHHH! Lots of giggling, running- and blushing!:-)

What a great idea to keep the giveaway a surprise! Lori

fairychildheirlooms said...

Oh I am still laughing! I never really played truth or dare. the worst I did was TP peoples houses and do crank calls (before caller ID)

KatCollects said...

I am glad you outran the police, lol. The pictures of your children are adorable. Would you share your pumpkin muffin recipe with me? Hope you have a beautiful Friday!

Twyla and Lindsey said...

That is too funny, Sherry. Just when I thought I was getting to know you, you shocked me! Thanks for entertaining us this afternoon. Twyla

Maureen said...

I can't think of any dare that was ever made to me. I was rather a formidable child!

But I'm glad to hear how blogging got you reconnected with 'the world' outside of home. I've loved it!

Dianne said...

I don't know if I can top that. Being the only girl, I would never get naked within 5 feet of my brothers. Thanks for the visual of you knocking on the nun's door. All I can see is Sally Field's kind of nun answering the door! LOL

Rainma said...

What a great story Sherry! I remember doing many stupid things on a dare. Hmmmm, I'll think about it and then post it on my blog!

jenny fowler said...

oh your kids are so cute (well i bet say that lexie is so pretty). i can't really think of a dare story but i have lots of retarded stories. whenever you have that contest, i will surely post! lol.

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