This first video is the maiden voyage of the sassy flip. Please take note of the clutter that adorns every surface of my home, the baskets of clean laundry that pepper the floors in every room, the unmade beds, and general pig sty-ish-ness of my life. Also, observe how nobody listens to me, even though my voice sounds like an evil empress:
Here we have our neighbor Eric's new addition to his back yard. This is in our neighborhood, but our back yard is not nearly as nice. I can tell you from experience that the zip line is totally awesome, and that it is quite jarring when you hit that tree. Particularly if you weigh more than a 10 year old boy:
An aside, sorta. It was taking forever to upload the video direct to blogger, so I linked to my youtube broadcast, and it's so much bigger, but the quality seems worse. Perhaps this will become part of my decision making about which toy to keep. Here's the zipline on youtube, what do you think?
And that, my friends, is all for the moment. If - I say IF - I can somehow make it through tomorrow, I will begin a blissful 23 days of vacation.
Certainly without the forces of work and school and woe strangling me, I will begin to produce intelligent, insightful, and creative posts. And probably some boozy photo essays as well. Until then, I leave you with one question:
Who's the best mom in the world?