Hey, Bro!

The girls are playing “Star Wars Legos” on the Wii, and Big Girl is battling Little Girl in “Duel Mode.” So they are basically killing each other’s little Lego guys. Suddenly, Big Girl cried out, “Hey…you can’t daze me! Don’t daze me, bro!”

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It Looked Lovely, I’m Sure

My parents have a pool with an eight-foot deep end, and the first night we were in Florida, my girls went swimming before dinner.  Big Girl saw that my mother had come out to check on them, and she waved at her and yelled, “Hey, Grandma!  Watch me to a handstand in the deep end!”…

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Heard While Opening Presents

As she was opening a toughie – the wrapping did NOT want to come off: “Maybe it’s a little racoon!” After reading a card encouraging her to grow in God’s richness – a card that contained a $50 bill: “Grow in richness…like this money here!” Little Girl cracks me up.

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Fat Chance, Buddy-Boy!

Travel Man and I took some online quiz called “How Many Kids Will You Have?” tonight.  My answer came back 6, which is about what we said we probably would have wound up with had I not been such a terrible pregnant woman.  But Travel Man’s answer was 8.  When he told me that, I…

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It Was Need-to-Know, Sweetie!

Big Girl and Little Girl bought Indiana Jones Lego for their Wii, and Big Girl was telling me about the animals that they’ve ridden: a llama, an elephant, a horse, a camel… I interrupted to say, “Hmm…let me see…I’ve ridden a horse, an elephant, and a camel…” “WHAT!?” yelled Big Girl.  “How could you not…

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Mythology and Lousy Produce

After making a full sandwich, a bowl of yogurt, and a big glass of milk for each girl for lunch, only to be told by both that they are hungry: me: Gosh, you guys are a couple of bottomless pits! Little Girl:  I’m Tartarus! ************************* During Bible study, when asked why God might have looked…

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Boom, Baby!

I can’t even remember what we were talking about, but Little Girl was saying something about my awesome cooking powers* and finished it off with, “And then…boom!  It’s done.”  Or something to that effect.  Travel Man and I had the exact same reaction at the exact same time. “Did you just say boom?” Big, gappy…

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