Shhhhh.

Here’s what I’m listening to today:

  • cement mixer
  • guy pounding the daylights out of installing the new hardwood floor in our family room
  • tile delivery truck
  • dogs barking at tile delivery truck
  • masons pounding the daylights out of prepping the chimney
  • some kind of bad tween-y music from an iPod that’s not plugged into headphones
  • a stone cutter operated by the aforementioned mason
  • some kind of saw operated by the aforementioned floor guy
  • my 8 year old singing some kind of Five for Fighting song
  • stones being dropped by a high height by Mr. Mason
  • wood flooring being dropped from a moderate height by Mr. Floor Guy
  • hammering from Mr. Floor Guy
  • phone ringing (Hi Mom)
  • gravel driveway crunching with arrival of a JC Penny truck
  • dogs barking at JC Penny truck
  • drilling by audio/visual installer
  • cell phone of Mr. A/V
  • Polish conversation of Mr. Mason and crew
  • clanging of debris hitting the dumpster
  • slamming of porta-potty door

(Yes, I’ve got both a dumpster AND a port-potty. Don’t hate me ’cause it’s beautiful here at my estate….)

  • the scritchy scritchy scritch of dog nails as the Doodle duo try to escape the cacophony through an open door
  • brothers fighting over open Gatorade bottle
  • the clickety clack of the keyboard as I try to find some order in this chaos.

I’ll let you know if when I find it.

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6 Responses to “Shhhhh.”

  1. Lisa @ Grandma's Briefs Says:

    Oh my goodness! You captured that so well! I’m a true fan of silence and this post actually tensed me up and wanted me to say BE QUIET! Good job. I hope you found some peace and quiet at some point.
    Lisa @ Grandma’s Briefs recently posted..Off to New Zealand again!

  2. Cheese Says:

    Ear plugs, Sister. Ear plugs.

  3. Cecelia Winesap Says:

    Oh my. Well, try to concentrate on how beautiful everything will be once it’s done!
    Cecelia Winesap recently posted..And Then I Panicked

  4. liz Says:

    i think i’d be a nervous wreck if i was listening to that all day! it made my blood pressure rise just reading! good luck and takes lots of motrin!

  5. ME Says:

    This is a test! Hello You! HOPE I”M NOT BEING TOO LOUD!!

    Alyson says:

    Happy for the test. And no, you’re not loud, you’re adorable.

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