“Where Have All the Tape Measures Gone?”

August 29, 2012 | By | Comments (4)

To be sung to the tune of “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?”  Deep, sincere apologies to Pete Seeger.

Where have all the tape measures gone?
I have no idea.
Where have all the tape measures gone?
It’s been weeks.
Where have all the tape measures gone?
I know they were in that drawer.
When will my kids fess up?
When will my kids fess up?

Where have all the shin guards gone?
We are desperate.
Where have all the shin guards gone?
Practice starts now.
Where have all the shin guards gone?
Probably left at school last night.
When will they reappear?
When will they reappear?

Where has all the sunscreen gone?
SPF 50.
Where has all the sunscreen gone?
Face sticks too.
Where has all the sunscreen gone?
I bought 5 tubes back in July.
How long in sun is safe?
How long in sun is safe?

Where have all the flashlights gone?
It just mystifies.
Where have all the flashlights gone?
We once had many.
Where have all the flashlights gone?
Let’s hope we don’t lose our power.
My son may be a hoarder.
My son may be a hoarder.

Where did all our summer go?
Felt like 3 weeks, max.
Where did all our summer go?
There must be more.
Where did all our summer go?
It’s gone before we know it starts.
When can it come again?
When can it come again?

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