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Funny Family Tuesday

This is funny to anyone who has ever lived with little Tasmanian Devils. Our three boys trash my husbands workshop. It is as if you put a room in a dryer and run it. So basically if they go in there that room will look like any room the boys inhabit for more than 20 minutes. Jim put a passcode lock on the door a long time ago. That doesn't work because I need tools too. Over time I gave the passcode to the kids so I don't have to walk them down and get whatever they need. This passcode is … [Read More...]

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