Wednesday, May 13, 2009

I never thought...

...that my vote REALLY made any difference.

Our Provincial election was yesterday.

I actually never even knew that little fact, until noon, when I opened the door (braless -awesome) and standing there was a candidate making sure he could "count on my vote." Right, voting. I guess we'll do it if we get around to it. I know, apathetic right? Honestly, I didn't even know who was running or what they stood for etc. Bottom line, I hadn't paid much attention to the elections this time around...and really...what does MY vote really do anyways.

In fact, if it weren't for King Daddy G doing some research and tossing our butts out the door to "go for a walk" in which we just "happened" to pass the voting polls on the way...I would not have marked an X on anything, but possibly a facebook survey that night.

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And would you believe...the one time I was wishy washy, and actually just voted as my husband voted and to be a good citizen...our newspaper front page boasted this in the morning:

In the riding of ------X------, Tuesday night's provincial election proved every single vote counts.

As of 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning (May 13) Elections BC had tallied a two vote margin of victory for candidate W.O who received 9,619 votes compared to 9,617 for long-time councilor and independent candidate V.H.

W.O was our guy. TWO votes. Hmm. Guess my sore gluteus maximus from that walk was somewhat worth it.

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And now for your random windows into my random life. (Notice how they might look a little different from yesterday's post.)

We did end up finally getting together with pumpkin muffin playdate momma , and I found it quite interesting to have a shining example of the difference between boys and girls when we made cookies. (Can you sense a pastry theme in these playdates? Me thinks my children or I shall never be sick again when she calls!!)
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Proof that spending hoards of cash on baby toys is essentially pointless.
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The smile that came right after...
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she secretly did this...
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That IS an awesome attempt at a self-pedicure, and did I mention there was bright pink lipstick also smeared into my carpet? Nothing that WD-40 couldn't whip out, but it's only because of this sweet girl that I am privy to this wisdom.

Our science class...discovering the circle of life.
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My happy teething little man...
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...and it's all due to this:
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A hazelwood teething necklace. I haven't had to give him any pain medication since he started wearing this, and I can say I notice a difference in irritability when he is not wearing it...so for now, it stays on, and he stays happy. Works for me!
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7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Oh wow I saw that on the news.
Im an odd ball and a little old fashion and have never voted.


MIranda

Mama4Real said...

We had an election a few days ago, but I have no idea what for, I don't think Rockstar even voted.

I've never seen that necklace thing, that's super cool.
K. I gotta poo.

DramaCity said...

You have beautiful children...and that necklace thing looks cool!! Have a great family weekend!

Mama4Real said...

You're almost at a thousand hits! do you even know?

Mama4Real said...

oh, um, ok... 10,000. No, I can not count.

Phil and Jenn said...

Love your posts!

I tagged you!

Mama4Real said...

Ahahaha. I was just coming to see if you did your NMM yet, and I got the 10,000 hit. I'm a retard and my kids are going insane today.