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Exploding Meatball Bombs

Last night I reheated a meatball to throw on the spaghetti squash I was making for dinner (in case you were wondering how to shoehorn a bunch of fat and meat into a healthy vegetarian meal… oh, and don’t forget the metric ton of Parmesan cheese…butter soaked garlic bread…). My husband Mike was standing next to me as I reached into the microwave with my clunky oven gloves to grab the little glass bowl I’d sat the meatball in for reheating.

You know where this is going don’t you.

Yep. I dropped it.

The glass shattered on the tile floor. The little bit of leftover spaghetti sauce covering the meatball immediately multiplied itself by a thousand-fold and shot up from the floor to the ceiling, like some kind of sauce geyser, (do they have those in Italy?) splattering all over Mike’s arm, clothes and face.

The sauce was screaming hot, so Mike started jumping around…all over the shards of glass while I stood there with my chin hanging, watching it all happen in slow motion.

We regret to inform you that dinner has been delayed…

Just about the time I finished cleaning up the sauce, Mike went trotting by leaving a trail of blood in his wake. For fans of medical thrillers, this was where we shifted to the triage portion of our dinner service, while I cleaned and band-aided his foot.

For the next hour I had to listen to how he was getting weak from loss of blood and would I mind finding his will so he could cross me off it in case he didn’t wake up in the morning.

Back to Kindle Unlimited…

My apologies to the people out there who don’t read Kindle books, I tried. I really tried. But I had to bring all my books back to Amazon exclusive. There just aren’t enough people on the other sites (Kobo, Barnes & Noble, etc) to even come CLOSE to making up for the lost Kindle Unlimited page reads. So until I win the lottery…

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10 Responses

  1. Connie Leap

    I’m sorry for your disaster, but the way you told it had me laughing out loud.
    No wonder your books are so funny.


  2. Val

    It’s always something at your house, please don’t stop “the adventures of the Vansant’s” always make me laugh.


  3. Doris Manuel

    Not on twitter. Do not have website barely know how respond to this or how read ebook she. But o am learning.

    Enjoy your stories and letters. Please keep me subscribed.


  4. Cindy DeGraaff

    Still laughing….. believe it or not, something similar happened at my house with a broken ceramic plate fuuullll of spaghetti and sauce. Shards of ceramic, sauce everywhere, kids, dogs, yelling…. you get the picture. It’s all fun and games until somebody cuts something. Funny later tho!


  5. Darlene Brooks

    Even with all the crazy things happening, I can laugh with the best of them. I have been known to burst into laughter even in the emergency room of the nearest hospital during dire times. Laughing has gotten me through some of the worst times of my life, and I remind others that it takes less energy to laugh than to cry. Thanks for helping me feel “normal”.


  6. Nancy

    Been there, done that, only mine was an entire meatloaf in a glass pan. Loved your story, I am not alone, except for the emergency bandage application.


  7. Wendy

    And why does that Always happen when your in a hurry or just plain hungry? Lol


  8. Julie

    I needed a good laugh today ~ thank you! The best stories always come from disasters, don’t they? lol


  9. Ken

    Hello Amy, thanks for letting me know about the deals on books. I like Vampire Carrer book and I will surely read this book on kindle. Keep posting!



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