January 27, 2008

This is....what scares me!

ive been known to double or triple check that everything is switched off before I leave the house or at night when we close up for sleep and even then I convince myself Ive left the oven on or something silly like that ...and go and re-check....i always sleep with my keys nearby....if im out walking and see a ciggarette butt on the ground I have to step on it - just in case ....
We also have a fire escape plan on paper and in my head - i think its good for every home to have one...

For more This is....posts check out Angela's blog

* This is New York by M Sasek
I bought some of his books recently from Amazon - i love them! a great buy!


  1. I'm with you on the checking, I double check everything then make Paul do it too! I love Sasek books, I have some too but not this one!

  2. I have a thing about the iron and am always double checking that it's turned off and unplugged!

  3. I can totally relate to your fear!I too dubble check everything allll the time!It has become a habit,and perhaps even an obession!xoxo

  4. Yep-I'm with you! I double check everything and often have to reassure myself when I am on the way to work that yes I definitely DID turn the iron off!!

  5. Anonymous2:53 PM

    me too! i used to be scared every time i left my house that i would come home to it burned down. is that strange?
    i love that book. it's about ny! yay!!!

  6. Yes, it would be a terrible thing to happen... so so devastating and ruthless in it's destruction. Love the book cover.

  7. Anonymous10:50 PM

    I totally understand that fear and have made an escape plan with the kids in case the worst happens. I think I made it sound way too exciting though, all that throwing duvets out of windows and wotnot...In total agreement about the book and illustration, lovely!

  8. Anonymous5:31 AM

    The books look fantastic, what a fabulous artist. I double-check the locks :)

  9. I'm with you...everything's unplugged and I am always double checking....I cringe at our over-cluttered basement because I know it's a fire hazard...that's what I get for marrying a pack-rat !!

  10. I'm with you on this one..... I just wander out of the house without and second's thought, but then on my way home, for some reason I expect to find the house on fire when I get back.....WEIRD.

    Seems lots of us have the same irrational fears!

    Leah xx

  11. Yes I really understand this one!! It's wise to have some many plans to avoid this! Thank you so much for your comment! Love your weblog!

    xxxx Les


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