Conversations With Myself

On Sunday we got back from a week long vacation and I am swimming in pictures and stories.

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So many pictures and stories that most of them will get lost in the shuffle and hardly any will make it on here.

Which is why I thought about doing more blogging while we were gone.

But I didn’t because when we leave town I have an internal conversation that goes something like this:

Me: I should blog about this.

Myself: Yes, but then everyone would know you aren’t at home.

Me: So?

Myself: Well… you know they say bad people will figure out you are gone, where you live and go ransack your house while you are away.

Me: Those people have got to have something more lucrative to do than ransack our house! That would be a waste of time!

Myself: Well, they don’t know that there is nothing worth ransacking until they start ransacking.

Me: But seriously Myself, we have the shotguns with us, not to mention the camera and computer, what could they possible take?

Myself: Nothing, but they don’t know that we don’t have a T.V. or a stereo from this decade with a working power button or any other fun gadgets.

Me: Exactly, what are they going to do, steal the chickens??

Myself: You never know!

Me: I would be sad if my chickens were stolen.

Myself: See!

Me: I suppose then if it does happen all the people who told me never to blog when I’m gone will wag fingers and “I told you so” me – and I hate that.

Myself: As do I.

Me: So we shouldn’t blog.

Myself: Right.

Me: Even though it’s a paranoid, silly reason that we don’t believe in.

Myself: Right, because now we’ve had this discussion so that makes it more real.

Me: It does?

Myself: Yes.

Me: Oh…. Ok, no blogging.

Myself: Hmmm but if there is NO blogging then people could figure out we are gone because we normally blog and it’s a holiday and…

Me: Myself?

Myself: Yes?

Me: Shut up.

Myself: Sorry.

15 comments on “Conversations With Myself

  1. Corky says:

    Great pics Jessie! Looks like a great week with great weather!

  2. Helen says:

    Love it, Jessie, as always. I fully understand that conversation you have with yourself, and love the slide show. Thanks!

  3. Jenny says:

    I love the slide show!

    • Jessie says:

      I like how it turned out too, I’m not sure I’ve ever done one before (just stationary galleries) but I might have to try it more often.

  4. Monica Lee says:

    I’m with Myself on this subject. I don’t blog about my travels unless I know someone is here at home to protect the chickens (I don’t have chickens, but you know what I mean). The blog world can wait for the great pics upon your return.

  5. ggirlsmama says:

    Love it!….and very well-worded ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Becky says:

    THAT was clever and hilarious, all rolled into one! I loved it! Made me smile. I’ve never thought of the reasons you gave for not blogging while you were away, but I guess there could be some validity to both points brought up by “me” and “myself” ๐Ÿ™‚
    The slide show is wonderful – looks like you took a step back in time, and relaxed and enjoyed your family very much!
    I really like the picture of the two little ones looking into the bucket of something interestin’ ๐Ÿ™‚ Our grandkids love to go searching for “treasure” and they are always finding the most interestin’ things!
    So much fun – thank you for sharing both your pictures and your conversation!

    • Jessie says:

      I never thought of those reasons until someone brought it up to me once. It’s not a place my mind would go without a little prodding. Get me started though…

  7. Dan says:

    You have grinning from ear to ear. Love it. Thank you.

  8. Sarah says:

    You could just be homeless like me. Then there is nowhere to break into!

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