I sent the boys and a friend to the movies today (keepin’ em busy) and I told them if they followed my directions (basically: be good) I’d take them for ice cream afterwards. When I picked them up I learned that in addition to the snack bags they smuggled into the theater, Conner and Erik […]
Because I’m too busy yelling at you.
I had Devin look at the hot dog picture below. He laughed. Then I noticed that he was scrolling down and reading the other posts. A little later I asked him: “So, Devin, did you read my blog?” “Yeah. It was funny……………. Mom?” “Yeah Dev?” “How come you’re not funny like that at home?”
To briefly return to that “vintage” topic…
Last week Rich and I were watching the Today show. Mitch was at the breakfast table. One of the news headlines was that Cyd Charisse had just passed away. Mitch: Who’s Cyd Charisse? Me: She was an old time actress who did a bit of everything – acting, singing, dancing… but a long time ago. […]
Coffee Talk with Grant
Our kitchen. I’m fixing Grant his breakfast. He’s drumming his fingers on the table, waiting patiently. He attempts to make small talk while waiting for his toast: “So, Mom… remember Fat Bastard?” Someone is so in trouble for letting a 4 year old watch “The Spy Who Shagged Me”
Pride goes before a fall.
Grant has been working on his letters. Refrigerator magnets galore and lots of practice with crayons and printer paper… Mom, I need a napkin. OK, but why? There’s something on the wall… What’s on the wall? Nuffin’…. I hand him the napkin and wait a moment or two. Scrubbing, rubbing sounds are heard from the […]
Is it really this easy to read me?
I just looked out the kitchen window to discover Grant in the backyard, peeing on the lawn. eeeewwwww! In a split second, several things flash through my mind: Lately he’s been pretending that he’s Corsa (the dog), and he’s just getting into character. One of his big brothers is going to be in big touble! […]
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