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Friday, October 7, 2011

Friday's Confession Booth: I’m a “Borrower”

Welcome to Friday's Confession Booth. To participate - you write a "Confession Post." It doesn't have to be serious, and you can read more about them HERE. Make sure you Enter the link-up below.  Then grab the button and place it in your post to link back and share with everyone's confessions.




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Here’s the thing. I borrow things.

I like that term better than “steal” – because… well, stealing is illegal and immoral.

I don’t mean to do it.  It’s not like I’m a kleptomaniac.  It’s not like I walk into a store and then walk out with unpaid things.

It is worse.

I “borrow” things from my family and friends.

And … never take the time to return them.

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These spoons?  They are my Aunt Mary’s.  She brought them to Thanksgiving dinner – at my old house – before I was married.  That means I’ve “borrowed” them for about 6 or 7 years.  I even took them to Christmas or Easter one year – but she didn’t show.  So, I still have them.  Aunt Mary – If you are reading this… I’m really sorry.

I have a TV (it is a 13 inch in my defense) that I “borrowed” from my Mom.  I actually tried to let my darling graduate borrow it when she left for college.. because she really needed it and my mom doesn’t anymore. (Does that make me a socialist thief?)

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These hot pink velvet maternity sweat pants I’m wearing are “borrowed” from someone.  Truth – I don’t even know where I’ve borrowed them from. *sigh*  I just know that one day I woke up with hot pink velvet maternity sweat pants in my drawer and they are so comfortable… I’m wearing them right now as I type this.  Don’t believe me?  Check it out. 

I told you… I have no shame anymore.


Honestly – I could go on.  Outfits, CD’s (back when CD’s were cool), baking pans, jewelry, … the list never ends.

But, I swear, I’m not really a bad person.  I’m just forgetful.  Especially with other people’s things.


So. There you have it.  My deep dark secret.  Would you like to confess your secrets?

Just grab the button from the top to link back and enter the Link up.

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5 Comments:

At October 7, 2011 at 7:29 AM , Blogger Awn said...

I'm pretty sure we're related....I didn't borrow a Titanic CD from you Freshman year, did I? Cause I can't for the life of me figure out who I borrowed that from!
That's just one measly example in a long list....

 
At October 7, 2011 at 9:00 AM , Blogger Kristen said...

Awn - that is too funny. I have Denise's VHS copy from college. I "borrowed it" haha!

 
At October 7, 2011 at 12:23 PM , Blogger Alisha said...

This is me!!! Seriously. And everyone always calls me when they're looking for something. Problem is, my kids are ALL the same way. And I have 7.

 
At October 7, 2011 at 3:04 PM , Anonymous Megan (Best of Fates) said...

Man, I've never woken up to pink maternity sweatpants in my drawer.

Now I feel all excluded!

 
At October 10, 2011 at 3:44 PM , Blogger Deb said...

I'm an equal-opportunity forgetter! My biggest problem is actually the opposite; I'm very generous about leaving things for my son's "nana," so that when I drop him off in the morning, she'll say: "You forgot [xyz]." I typically laugh and say, "You didn't like my present?" but I'm fooling no one. :p

 

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