GET UNDER THAT BED AND DRAG THOSE BOOKS OUT RIGHT NOW, I'M GOING TO TURN INTO A RAVING LUNATIC, SPIN AROUND 12 TIMES, MY HAIR IS GOING TO STAND ON END, AND SPARKS WILL FLY OUT OF MY NOSE!!!!!
*Me to my children approximately 12 minutes ago when I happened to notice the giant pile of STUFF shoved under their bed when I was putting clean sheets on.
The result: books put in their place. After they composed themselves from laughing their heads off at the imagery of sparks flying out of my nose.
The moral of this little tale: sometimes having moments of raving lunacy breeds the result that you wanted. Even if it does come after they are through laughing at you. Focusing on results here, not the ridicule. Thank you.