Saturday, March 15, 2008

Location, Location, Location

We live 1/2 mile from the beach. The view from our kitchen window? Giant garbage receptacles.
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How'd we get so lucky?

You might think this an unfortunate location, but my girls are convinced that ours is the most coveted property on the central coast. How many kids do you know who get to watch the garbage man unload massive quantities, four times a week, from the comfort of their own home?

Certainly not those unfortunate children down the street...The ones in sprawling million-dollar homes with ocean views and only a single, plastic, pathetic excuse for a trash can - the kind that does nothing to showcase the garbage man's strength and valor.

I guess some people just have more than others.


10 comments:

Leslie said...

That is hilarious. My niece, Jane, also has a "thing" for the garbage man. She drops everything when she hears the truck hit their street and she gets really upset if she misses the action.

Dawn said...

It is a spectacular sight, If I might say so myself. Wow, I could never imagine it 4x/week! I'm jealous!

Jane said...

I am in love with those pictures! You are so funny, love this post.

Anonymous said...

How cute is that picture of Leah? I love her

Patrice

Courtney Vance said...

Kate you are too much, I envy your location. At least you have a big garbage can. You should see my driveway right now. I should send you a picture just so you feel better. You're girls are so funny. They are adorable.

Courtney Vance said...

I should say I envy your garbage can:) And who doesn't want to live 1/2 mile from the beach?

amyn said...

"Strength and valor" are two words I've never heard describe a garbage man before.

Julie Knowlton said...

I am sorry, but that is brilliant.

Loralie said...

i sure miss family student housing when i see pics like that. canon is crazy for the trash truck so we are out on the curb every monday morning just waiting. (and then of course on tues mornings for the lawn mowers, wed for the street sweeper, you get the picture...)what he wouldn't give to be back in sb for 4x a week! i loved the pics.

Rileigh said...

I love that Leah leans to one side. She is less than two and already has a little sas in her step. I love it.

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