We’ll Figure It Out

“We’ll figure it out.” It’s a favorite mantra of mine – right up there with, “It is what it is.”

Those two phrases (or versions thereof) can answer a lot of questions.  At least those questions that you are not sure of the answer yourself.  Here is how it works:

Q:  “Mom, what’s for dinner?”

A:  “We’ll figure it out.”

Q:  “Mom, what is this food you placed on the table?

A:  “It is what it is.”

When we were vacationing in LA, the boys often asked where we were going … as if I am a certified LA tour guide.  I am only certifiable.  I would answer with, “We’ll figure it out.”  After walking many blocks miles and asking for directions along the way, I would proclaim, “See!?  I told you we would figure it out.”

I often wonder why certain things may be the way they are.  I answer myself with, “It is what it is.” or “In time, I’ll figure it out.”  For example, I had often wondered why one Terry Redlin print, located above the treadmill and next to my son’s mounted buck, was often askew.  “What about that wall made it slip cockeyed?” I would ponder, with my head cocked at an angle.  At first, I assumed it was the constant frequent occasional working-out on the treadmill that did it.  Then, after days months of treadmill inactivity (due to walking outside, of course!!), I decided that could not be it.  Ah well, someday, I knew, I would figure it out.  And I did:

About Marla Rose

This blog documents our farm life in central Illinois with photographs, experiences, and recipes. Pour a cup of coffee and enjoy sharing part of our lives!
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2 Responses to We’ll Figure It Out

  1. Becky p says:

    Looks like a good place to spy any mouse about the house! 🙂

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