Seriously, Lady? Yer Killin' Me Here!

Darcy Perdu of www.sothenstories.com

So then…I toss a couple toys behind the couch and shove the countertop contents into the junk drawer, just as the doorbell rings.

“They’re here!  They’re here!” I shout, racing for the door. 

But I’m the only one dashing, since my 1st grader Tucker is engrossed in his Legos-Hot Wheels concoction and not nearly as excited about this playdate as I am.

I’m eager to make new friends at his new school, for him AND for me, so I took the plunge and invited Carla and her son Steven over this weekend for lunch and playtime.

I open the door and they spill into the house, Steven running over to Tucker and his toys – Carla trailing me to the kitchen. 

We chat amiably while I putter around, taking out dishes, turning on the oven.  I love hosting people at my house, but I’m always anxious about what to serve – I’m worried they may not like it or I didn’t cook it long enough. 

But I know today will be a homerun because I served this same lunch to my family last week and they loved it!

I place ham and cheese on French bread wedges, then slide them into the oven to get all warm and toasty. 

I turn around with a flourish and a smile – only to see Carla’s face fall.

Uh-oh.  What’s up?

I’m talking  -- read the rest of the funny true story at http://www.sothenstories.com/seriously-lady-yer-killin-me-here

-- Darcy Perdu

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