our perfect alibis
I was nursing the baby.
Somebody had to check for eggs.
There was traffic.
I was reading.
The garden needed weeding.
In this very full house and very full life
Husband and I need a break now and then.
A break never feels justified
and so we make excuses.
As a mama,
I have the super power of tuning out.
In the center of the vortex
I check out for a few minutes at a time .
I take a day off without taking a day off with
paper diapers (Husband checked to make sure I kept my word)
*keeping myself honest with Write Alm prompts.
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