A-Z Challenge Day 13

Post 1653. Saturday April 14

 

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Rosey’s mother disapproves of excessive alcohol consumption. She’s a one-sherry-a-day plus a glass of wine on Sunday kinda gal! Daddy, however, enjoys a tipple or two – you should see what’s hidden in his shed!

They were having some work done at their house, so for one night only they availed themselves of Rosey’s spare room.

Rosey didn’t relish the prospect of another lecture on temperance from Mummy so she came up with a plan. She bought three large bottles of water, partly emptied two of them and topped them up with generous measures of vodka. Invisible booze! She just needed to be careful when pouring to give herself and Daddy the alcoholically infused variety, and Mummy the undoctored one. It worked and everybody was happy!

During the night Mummy woke up feeling very thirsty, so she crept to the kitchen to get a glass of water.  Yes, you’ve guessed, Mummy unknowingly poured herself some of Roseys special water. She quite liked it so she had some more, then some more!

At three in the morning, Rosey was woken from her slumbers by the sound of singing and went to investigate. Imagine her horror when she found Mummy on the balcony in her nightdress serenading a couple of seagulls whilst being watched by several irate neighbours!

Rosey got great pleasure from telling us about it. For once, she was the sensible one in a hilarious situation rather than the other way around!

 

Monday, N is for Naked! (no, not Rosey!)

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46 thoughts on “A-Z Challenge Day 13

  1. randommusings29 April 13, 2018 / 23:38

    Haha if she’s not in a mess, she’s creating one!
    Debbie

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  2. diedre April 14, 2018 / 00:25

    I bet Rosey’s Mom hadn’t had that much fun in a long time 🙂

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  3. hilarymb April 14, 2018 / 00:26

    Hi Keith – poor Rosie’s Mum … bet she had a major headache … and oh yes … what next – I was just thinking about a glass of vino on a wet, very damp, miserable day … it is 5.25 (pm by the way!) … must be allowable now!! Cheers Hilary

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  4. Varad April 14, 2018 / 02:52

    I’m sure Rosie’s mom would have been thankful for that erm…water

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  5. Moon April 14, 2018 / 03:58

    Wonderful story, Keith. Mummy will perhaps be now looking for Rosey’s special water more often.🙂🙂

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  6. Shilpa Garg April 14, 2018 / 13:06

    Aah! With Rosey, there’s never a dull moment. I am sure Mum didnt admonish her ever again about excessive alcohol consumption.:D

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  7. Arti Jain (@artismoments) April 14, 2018 / 13:26

    Looks like Rosey’s rubbed off on Mummy after all these years. Hope Rosey had the foresight to video Mummy, in case of any future lectures on temperance!

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    • Keith's Ramblings April 14, 2018 / 15:15

      Now that would have been a good idea! Even if she didn’t I suspect one of the neighbours d!d!

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  8. kristin April 14, 2018 / 14:33

    Hope this doesn’t start mom down the path to over indulging. sounds like Rosey has a great view.

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  9. Natasha April 14, 2018 / 15:33

    Mommy sure had a blast and I bet she is asking for more.

    But for Rosey “mum’s The word”!

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    • Keith's Ramblings April 14, 2018 / 15:38

      It is indeed! As for asking for more, I doubt it, but she might just secretly make some herself! Cheers, Natasha.

      Ps. I always smile back at you when I see your jolly gravatar!

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      • Natasha April 14, 2018 / 15:59

        Ah! That made my day Keith. 😀Flashing back a very radiant smile at you. Happy weekend!

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  10. SeemaMisra April 14, 2018 / 18:34

    Ha ha … what a fun read. Mums soused!

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    • Keith's Ramblings April 15, 2018 / 00:40

      Very true Emily! She’ll creep into Roseys flat by the back entrance in future to avoid being seen!

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    • Keith's Ramblings April 15, 2018 / 11:15

      Apart from an aching head, she was either regretting it or looking forward to more! Cheers Susan.

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  11. Jenny April 15, 2018 / 13:57

    Mum in her nightdress serenading the seagulls is a very funny image 🙂 Wonder what the seagulls thought…?

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    • Keith's Ramblings April 15, 2018 / 15:15

      They did actually join in, so I guessed they enjoy a good sing along! Thanks Jenny

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  12. anuragbakhshi April 16, 2018 / 07:30

    Parents are ALWAYS the wild ones, they’re just very good at hiding it from us 🙂

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    • Keith's Ramblings April 16, 2018 / 08:02

      I remember my daughter saying something like that – I can’t think why!

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  13. subroto April 18, 2018 / 11:52

    Ha! Ha! Mum doesn’t like to keep things bottled up. Maybe she is different when she is full of spirits

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