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Sunday, January 31, 2010


My youngest son likes to clean. When he was 5 and asking to mop, my friends would smirk and say, "Yeah, don't get used to that. He'll grow out of it."

But here is at 11 and still asking to clean. He has, however, learned he can turn a profit for his services. Sometimes, if we don't need the cleaning enough to pay him, he'll sigh and say, "Okaaay. . .I'll do it for free."

We shrug. "Suit yourself."

The other day he spent 3 hours cleaning out my vehicle. Vacuumed and spot-cleaned the carpets, cleaned the windows, the dash and console. He even polished the leather seats--which would explain why, when I entered the driver's side the next morning, I went sliding out the passenger door.

But hey. Not complaining.

And no, he's not available for adoption.

* Don't forget to pray for Diann today!*

Denise Hunter  
posted at 9:21 PM  
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At 1:31 AM, Blogger Ruthie said...

Wow!! What a gift! Can he come over to my house to "play"? LOL

My husband does all the cleaning (and cooking and laundry) since I am totally disabled and have my hands full just taking care of myself. Because I refuse to nag, the floors are dirty, the trash sometimes overflows, the bathrooms are starting to grow, and we have no clean plates for tomorrow's dinner! But his heart is in the right place and I love him for his willingness to care for me.

Teach that to your son and women will be falling all over him when he gets older. Hmmmm...that may not be such a good idea, now that I think about it. Oh well, you know what I mean. *smile*

 
At 8:50 PM, Blogger jel said...

Denise,
do ya know how Diann is doing?

 
At 8:57 PM, Blogger Denise Hunter said...

She's doing well! Next Sunday she's headed for the Cancer Center, but us girls are all getting together before that for some Girl Time. :-)

 
At 9:20 PM, Blogger Colleen Coble said...

I LOVE this story! I can't believe Trevor is growing up so much. He was just a little guy when we first became friends.

He's a great kid! You've done a good job, mommy. :-)

 
At 9:57 PM, Blogger Suzanne said...

He's very cute. Can he come over and teach my two teens a thing or two? ;)

 
At 10:15 PM, Blogger Denise Hunter said...

Thanks, C!

I think it's inborn, Suzanne. But it can't be hereditary. LOL

 

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Kristin Billerbeck is a proud Californian, wife, mother of four, and connoisseur of the irrelevant. She writes Christian Chick Lit; where she finds need for most of the useless facts lulling about in her head.

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Colleen Coble writes romantic suspense with a strong atmospheric element. A lovable animal of some kind--usually a dog--always populates her novels. She can be bribed with DeBrand mocha truffles.

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Denise Hunter writes women's fiction and love stories with a strong emotional element. Her husband says he provides her with all her romantic material, but Denise insists a good imagination helps too.

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Cheryl Hodde writes romantic medical suspense under the pen name of Hannah Alexander, using all the input she can get from her husband, Mel, for the medical expertise. For fun she hikes and reads. Out of guilt, she rescues discarded cats. She and Mel are presently taking orders from four pampered strays.

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