Married With Children
One afternoon a man came home from work to find total mayhem in the
His three children were outside, still in their pajamas, playing in
the mud, with empty food boxes and wrappers were strewn all around the
The door of his wife's car was open, as was the front door to the
Proceeding into the entry, he found an even bigger mess.
A lamp had been knocked over, and the throw rug was
wadded against one wall that was covered with peanut butter hand
In the front room, the TV was loudly blaring a cartoon channel, and
the family room floor was covered with toys and various items of
In the kitchen, dishes filled the sink, breakfast food was spilled on
the counter, dog food was spilled on the floor, a broken glass lay
under the table, and a small pile of sand was spread by the back door.
He quickly headed up the stairs, stepping over toys and more piles of
clothes, looking for his wife.
He was worried she may be ill, or that something serious had happened.
He found her lounging in the bedroom, still curled in the bed in her
pajamas, reading a novel.
She looked up at him, smiled, and asked how his day went.
He looked at her bewildered and asked, "What happened here
She again smiled and answered, "You know every day when you come
home from work and ask me what in the world did I do today?"
"Yes" was his incredulous reply.
She answered, "Well, today I didn't do it."