Me, “You are too young for us to go white water rafting in Yosemite.” Ten year-old, “You need to get me a fake birth certificate so I can do things I want to do. Make me thirteen.” Me, “But they will see you have no markings of puberty like armpit hair.” Ten year-old, “They will […]
There was much commentary when my husband and I saw this street sign today. All of it was done in the voices of “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” Characters saying things like, “We gots a Rainbow Street already but that don’t mean we can’t have a second Second Rainbow Street.” “Why, I believe you […]
“Hey boys! Look at this! We can do a night tour of Alcatraz! The boat pulls up for the tour behind Alcatraz on the loading docks!” Youngest, “Ummm, no.” Twin 1, “No. Freaking. Way.” Me, “It would be soooo cool!” Other twin, “Are you out of your mind? You clearly don’t play the video games […]
Lost phone equals lost brain, for me. I have been rendered almost useless upon arrival in San Diego when I departed the plane and my phone vanished. I have looked everywhere at the airport and called and used “Find My iPhone” and it has vanished…. …along with all my reservations and addresses and plans for […]
We wished we had someone with more experience to talk to but it turns out those with more experience were out together trying to get away from the people trying to “crack into their nut.” I get it. I have long time girlfriends too and I am sure these women have amazing relationships. Do I sound jealous? I am not because I really do get it. They have worked very hard to learn what they have learned and I am sure they had some bumps and bruises along the way.