Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Weekly Homework Assignment


It's time once again for Mama Kat's Weekly Homework Assignment! This week, I've chosen the following prompt: “I’m mad at myself. I’m embarrassed. I can’t believe after all these years, I’m still talking about my weight.” Poor Ope. What are you mad at yourself about?

I'm the clumsiest guy I know ... just hand something fragile to me, and there's a good chance I'll hand many pieces of it back to you. I just have no idea why I'm this clumsy! I try and try and try to be careful, but I end up falling through a chair or knocking over a display rack at a local shopping mall. If you've ever seen Pure Luck, I feel like the Martin Short character.

This weekend was a perfect example. I bought a new bulb to replace an old light bulb. I had the old light bulb in a plastic bag because I brought it with me to make sure I was buying the correct new bulb. As I was going to through out the old light bulb, it "magically" came out of the bag before reaching the trashcan and shattered all over the kitchen floor. Thank goodness!

I love fishing ... so what do I constantly do? Instead of hooking fish, I hook myself - sometimes it's my fingers. Other times, I hook my fishing net, or my chest waders, or even my shoe. It's quite a thing to watch ... majestic, even.

I think my friends enjoy my clumsiness ... they sometimes even set up items to see if I'll accidentally knock them over. Thanks, guys! I guess I can't be too mad at myself about this. I tend to get some great stories out of my clumsiness.

10 comments:

Four Dinners said...

I'm not clumsy but my car is.

It once clipped a Somalian as he crossed the road.

Nothing to do with me at all.

Honest.....

Realliveman said...

I've found out a way to shake clumsiness.

Beleive that you are NOT clumsy....and you won't be. :)

Steph said...

My husband is clumsy as hell too. How are your Phillie's doing? I haven't really had time to keep track of anyone but the Cardinals.

Heff said...

Perhaps if you drank more often, it would counter this problem.

Ink and Stone said...

I second Heff's idea. Drink more! Your clumsiness shall be solved by drunken debauchery!

paige said...

As a fellow clumsy person, I feel I should not make fun of you. Ever. :)

scargosun said...

You need to play more video games. Helps with the hand-eye coordination. :)

Stef said...

I love that show! You poor guy. But at least you have a good attitude about it.

snowelf said...

Awww! I'm so sorry Los. My best friend is also super clumsy--in fact her dad's nick name for her is "klutzy". My daughter also has the same affliction. She has fallen on the floor while standing still! She's hilarious.

--snow

Jeff said...

Could be worse: at least your car's ass-dent wasn't self-inflicted.