1. She rolls the "r" when she says, Montemurro.
2. The odds were stacking against us as in our search for new gym shoes. (The other pair were stolen from her gym locker.) But we persevered through hunger, exhaustion, the pressure of running a mile without gym shoes tomorrow, and outrageous prices until we found a pair. Check that off the list.
3. I was so wired after we got home that I ironed a pile of laundry at 9pm.