Funny Girl: I love Grandpa’s vegetable soup, Mommy, but do you know the one thing I DON’T like about it?
Me: The tomatoes?
FG: You mean there are TOMATOES in this soup?
FG: Well do you know the OTHER thing I don’t like?
Me: The celery?
FG: There’s CELERY in it, too?!?!
FG: Well I was talking about the ONIONS. I don’t like the ONIONS.
This is probably not the best time to tell her that the “ONIONS” are really CABBAGE.
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For dinner this evening, the special was Chicken a la Susan, steamed broccoli and cauliflower, and whole grain bread served warm with interesting conversation on the side.
Funny Girl: What would you feed a horse, Mommy? An apple or a carrot?
Me: Hmmm…I suppose I’d give a horse an apple.
FG: Good choice, Mommy. Let’s save the carrots for Daddy.
Me: Are you calling Daddy a horse?
FG: (*laughing*) Noooo, Mommy! But he can EAT like a horse!
Yes he can, Funny Girl. Yes, he can. ;-)
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When Golden Boy came down for breakfast this morning, I noticed that he appeared to be a little introspective. And since I’ve never been one to leave an introspective person alone, I had to ask:
Me: What’s on your mind, oh Golden One?
Golden Boy: I had the strangest dream last night…it was weird…I thought it was happening in real life!
Me: Really? What was it about?
GB: Well, I was sitting in our back yard when all of a sudden a glowing, yellow orb started bouncing towards me. Then Funny Girl was running towards me yelling, “RUN, GOLDEN BOY, RUN! IT’S POLLEN!”
Me: (*rolling on the floor laughing*) You’re right! That is strange!
GB: I know. Creepy.
Bless his heart…I wonder if this is one of the side effects of Claritin?
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I spied this beauty late last night as I came downstairs for a midnight snack:
She’s “beautiful” as long as she stays OUTSIDE! ;-)
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This morning, Golden Boy was a little slow in coming down for school:
Me: (*in a sweet sing-songy voice*) It’s time for school, my sweet, precious son!
Golden Boy: You sound WAY too nice when you talk like that.
Me: Okay, then…IT’S TIME TO GET TO WORK!!!
GB: Okay, now that was just way too mean.
Me: (*in Yoda voice*) Time for school, it is.
GB: You mean, “Time for school, it is, my young Padawan.”
Hey…whatever works. :-\
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It was a close call, but Funny Girl is all smiles again ;-)
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Quick! Somebody has rained on Funny Girl’s parade!
This is NOT a drill!
We are in the event of an ACTUAL emergency!
Can anyone save this girl from the pits of despair?
Time to bring out the big guns…
…if I don’t act fast, Funny Girl may never smile again…
Oh no! If the juice box doesn’t work…there may be no hope!
Will Funny Girl ever be funny again?
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