Saturday, March 17, 2012

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Every day after I pick up my two little ones from "school" (aka day care, but I'm a teacher, so I like to call it school), I have to cross a busy four lane highway to head for home.

Some days we have to sit and wait patiently until there is a break in the traffic.  Some days we get lucky and we can cross easily without waiting.  It all depends on the timing.

As I slowed to the stop sign and looked both ways, it was clear.  I put the pedal to the metal and zoomed across the open lanes in our "silver bullet" (aka Honda Odyssey mini-van).

"Go! Go! Momma!"  I heard from the back seat drivers.  "Yeah! Go Momma!"

Now, it has become a ritual. Every day that I speed to cross the lanes of traffic, I hear the chanting.  How can I do anything but laugh and join in?!?

"Go! Go! Mommaaaaaaa!"

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12 comments:

  1. Enjoy and stay safe Michelle and clan
    Bonnie

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  2. So mama is a speedster. :-) Fun moment that you caught. Their words would have been lost in time, but now you can relive this moment. Precious!

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  3. Aww - I love it. My boys have gotten old enough that they aren't cheering my driving anymore. I miss that. :)

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  4. Soo sweet! Car time with my boys used to be my favorite- I didn't have them (I adopted them at 7 and 9) when they were this age, but I loved the conversations we had as they sat beside me. Now they drive and I rarely get to sit with them. I miss our time together!

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  5. Be careful Michelle... driving permits will be here one day and they will be chanting go P...go M... ;-) and they probably won't be driving a mini van!! Loved the picture this put in my head!

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  6. I can just see the expressions on their faces. Faster, Momma! But oh please be careful with that precious cargo. Love ya M

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  7. I had to laugh and join in too, Momma!

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  8. Once your girls see Cinderella, try this: I loved to watch the lights, and just before it turned green, I'd say, "Bibbidy, bobbidy boo!" My girls thought I was magical! :)
    Thanks for a fun car story - Vroomy vroom! Momma at the wheel!

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  9. ha ha when they are teenagers they will saying that to you to hurry away from school before any boys see them with their momma! Enjoy momma enjoy!
    Tammy

    First Grade @ Klinger Cafe
    dtklinger@gmail.com

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  10. Funny! I could just picture their gleeful faces as the Silver Bullet sailed through.

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  11. I like your use of the 'aka' in this slice, like a little peek into your personal vocabulary. If your little ones were old enough to read, I am sure they would be chanting, "Go, Momma! Go!" every time you sliced!

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  12. Be safe! I kinda felt a bit of fear when I read your post. I was thinking myself when I have to cross a highway every morning when I go to work. But I probably have a reason to fear...I drive a 1991 Geo Metro 4 cylinder! lol


    First Grade Delight
    imgoingfirst@gmail.com

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