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    Thursday, March 27, 2008


    Poor, poor Maggie.

    She and Emma were playing, ie, screwing around, with the seat belt on Wednesday night. Emma threw the seatbelt in the air, and it "inexplicably" hit Maggie in the forehead. You can imagine the blood. It was running into her eyes, and it was all over her hands. Thankfully we were near our destination, Wal-Mart, where else. I rushed a bloodied Maggie inside to swarms of onlookers, and started cleaning her up. In the meantime, Sugar Daddy was on the phone trying to figure out what ER we should take her to for stitches. New insurance, new town, you get it.

    Turns out, we don't need no stinkin' stitches. All we needed was this. A waterproof bandage, covered by a Curious George Band-Aid. Because all we needed to cover up was this:

    The crying is because some of the patients hair was pulled out during bandage removal. Sorry 'bout that. The said "injury" was only a tiny little spot on her forehead. But I'm tellin' ya, that sucker bled like crazy. I was certain under all that blood was going to be some serious damage.

    And whilst all this doctoring was going on this morning, what with the bandage removal and crying and such, Emma slumbered peacefully until 9:50 AM. She is not a sleeper-inner. She's up with the sun. So I guess our crafting this week, and perhaps her penchant for Top Chef and Ultimate Recipe Showdown at 10:00 PM have put her over the edge. Good thing Spring Break is almost over so she can relax.

    I'll post pics of our latest craft adventure tomorrow.

    5 Response(s):

    Laura said...

    Awe, poor kid! That was a very strategically placed wound. Good thing you were at your destination and could run by the band-aid isle!

    Meg said...

    Poor Mags. The little ones are always the bleeders. Shaved leg nicks, paper cuts, pin pricks....

    I missed Top Chef last night... I will call Emma and get the update.

    Jill Johnson said...

    I see my food network intro to Emma has infulenced her cooking interests!! Ha Ha. Don't you love spring break. 10 weeks of school and counting.

    SuperGabers - The Mom said...

    Ouch! Glad it wasn't worse. Sheesh!

    Michelle said...

    I am glad that everything is okay with Maggie. Can't wait to see what kind of crafts you guys have been doing.