The Troubles with the Holidays

=-=

Checking the mail daily.  Bills? Check.  Ads? Check.  Christmas Bonus? No Check.

~~~ACCIDENTUnplanned trouble

=-=

Tweeners:  Too old for toys, too picky for clothes, too obnoxious for cash.

~~~ CONCERNWorrisome trouble

=-=

2 packages, 1 week, 10 bucks. Can we do 10 packages, 2 weeks, 1 buck?

~~~ CONFUSIONPerplexing trouble

=-=

“The Holidays have been so much fun.  Can’t the diet wait another week?”

~~~ CONSEQUENCEEarlier trouble

=-=

“I thought you were watering the tree?”  “I thought you were!”

~~~ DANGERLiability to trouble

=-=

Lights on the gutters, a star up top; a six-foot ladder… “Daddy! Stop!”

~~~ HARMPhysical trouble

=-=

“Wow, stamps are 44 cents each. Maybe I should mail fewer cards this year.”

~~~ HAZARDUnavoidable trouble

=-=

“What?  Two weeks off plus a Teacher In-service Day?”

~~~ INJURYSustained trouble

=-=

“Excuse me, will you please pass the stuffing?”

~~~ JEOPARDYChance of trouble

=-=

December 21st – Half of Suzie’s class went home with the stomach flu.

~~~ PERILImminent trouble

=-=

One Size Fits Most.  Who invented that?  Seriously.

~~~ STRESSStrained trouble

=-=

“Their flight arrives at WHAT time?”

~~~ TORMENTSufferable trouble

=-=

How many presents can I wrap before strangling myself with ribbon?

~~~ TRIALProving trouble

=-=

Pounding Politics Plus Plenty of Pie = Pepto

~~~ GRIEFDisturbing trouble

=-=

Aunt Flo: pinching cheeks, age spots, plastic canvas coasters

~~~ VEXAnnoying trouble

=-=

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Christmas and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s