[Ed. Note: how’d you like that fifty-cent word in the title?]
JULIE: Addie, I’m ready to color that picture with you now.
ADDIE J: Which picture?
JULIE: The one of Despicable Me.
ADDIE J: What?!?!?!??
JULIE: … the one of Despicable Me….?
ADDIE J: That is not the name of that picture, Mommy!!
Addie J came downstairs earlier like this:
I said, “…………. Why.”
And Addie told me proudly, “These pockets stick out. So I fixed them.”
I took Addie J to Starbucks this morning after my workout, and she chose a long table where there were already two people having some sort of meeting. I started to tell her to sit elsewhere, but they both said, “No– please stay. She’s so cute!” etc. Then they chatted her up, thusly:
I just found a half-finished worksheet of Cammy’s from Thanksgiving, detailing the things he is thankful for. I’m trying to figure out whether I’ve gone horribly wrong as a parent, or if I’m fine but Cammy is addicted to crystal meth:
WE ARE THANKFUL FOR:
3. Hairy Monkies
4. Race Cars
So, Dave’s work car had reached the end of its life in the fleet, and he was getting a new car. In fact, everyone who got a new car had their cars made just for them, according to their specifications, and Dave carefully chose the options on his car. “What color did you get?” I […]
[This morning, I dropped the kids at school and stopped to see my dad on the way to a meeting. He said, “Do you need something for your blog?” When I read the letter he gave me, I decided to come home and post it before heading out again.]
Well, it’s been three weeks […]
Little Lord Douchington, right?
I really wish Justin Bieber would go sit down somewhere. I’d like to not know anything about him, and yet I know WAY TOO MUCH including the fact that he comes off really bratty and entitled.
And there’s a magazine at the gym which has some photos of him […]
When kids are standing in the bathroom, and they realize they’re about to throw up, why do they then immediately run to a room that is carpeted and throw up on the floor? Does it have anything to do with the reason a 14-year-old dog lying on the kitchen floor will suddenly jump up […]
If you close one eye and jump up and down, this could almost be Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter before his makeup call.
So I was innocently online, looking for confetti cannons (you can tell one of my shows is opening soon) when I came across a blog by Mayim Bialik, better […]
~Addie J’s lisp, and the way she asked me tonight if, tomorrow, we could “Thtay home and chill out.”
~The fact that Cameron thinks we somehow can’t hear him playing games on his Zune after we send him to bed.
~The fact that, some night soon, I’m going to sneak upstairs and catch him in the […]