Thursday, August 21, 2008


Bullet points to illustrate why being a mom is so much fun:

  • When discussing my daughter's reading choices, I pretended to throw up in her mouth.
  • On the way home from the grocery store, said daughter and I fantasized about awesome pet names. Since our current dogs are named Biscuit and Gravy, we decided their successors should be named Mr. Waffles and Beignet. But the true winner of awesome dog names is what she (at age 6) originally intended to name Biscuit: PUPCAKE! (The name was vetoed by my very heterosexual husband.)
  • Being on instant message with the same daughter, discussing how the satellite wasn't working because it's raining. A transcript follows....
She: the satellite is out
me: Is raining
She: yes
me: right
sometimes the satellite doesn't likey the rain
She: ha ha
me: so yeah, that
She: Why are we chatting on gmail when we are in the same house?
me: good question
She: WE ARE LAZY BUMS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
crap i dont wanna be a lazy bum
me: then come downstairs, silly
I'm a wet lazy bum
She: ha ha did u just walk the dogs?

So apparently, we're lazy, I'm wet, and that's funny.


kalisa said...

I think Beignet is a BRILLIANT name!

The NO Saints mascot is a dog named Gumbo Yaya. I always liked that one too.

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