Thirteen for Thursday: Things I have learned travelling life’s road


I have learned many things travelling life’s road, but here are the funniest in Thirteen for Thursday this week.

I have learned that the day I am ill and the bed is piled with rubbish, dishes in the sink and the rooms like a war zone, visitors queue at my door.

I have learned that when I clean the house to within an inch of its life no one visits.

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I have learned that if I drop an earring it will under some heavy furniture, not just drop at my feet.

I have learned that when I throw away a spare earring, that is the day I find its mate.

I have learned that milk runs out just as the last shop closes.

I have learned if I buy a book at a garage sale I find it is missing the vital page with the ending.

I have learned the day I get a ‘good hair day’ I get caught in a rain storm.

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I have learned that just as I finish washing the floor, the cat deposits a fur ball.

I have found that I get a hopeless case of hiccups at the quiet bit in the concert.

I have found when I make a super rich cheesecake with chocolate my hostess informs me she is dairy intolerant, (last week it was gluten)

I have found that the ‘quick look’ at emails has turned into an hour and I am now hopelessly late.

I have learned that the shoes that feel ‘so comfortable’ turn into vice like pincers as the day goes on.

I have learned that life wasn’t meant to be easy, and every day I am reminded of that!!