Tag Archives: things kids say

I just laughed myself silly: Doris

Long story short, I’m exporting and importing my data and I just came across this post from 2007. OMG does it make me giggle! The kid and I were playing Chutes and Ladders on Sunday night, we each had a team of stuffed animals supporting us. On my team was Woodstock, you know, Snoopy’s friend. […]

She offered her savings account

I let the dogs out tonight and Maisy came in with a paw that was bleeding. She must have skinned it on the patio from dragging her hind leg. It’s so hard to see her like this. She has good days, and then she has not so good days. Tonight when I was tucking my […]

Complementary colors

 

A Percy Jackson Phenomenon

There has been a bit of what I’m going to call a Percy Jackson Phenomenon going on here lately. What happened was that a few months ago I stopped at the library and just grabbed a stack of books that I thought my daughter would be interested in. She had just finished reading The Diary of a Wimpy […]

A Percy Jackson Phenomenon

There has been a bit of what I’m going to call a Percy Jackson Phenomenon going on here lately. What happened was that a few months ago I stopped at the library and just grabbed a stack of books that I thought my daughter would be interested in. She had just finished reading The Diary of a Wimpy […]

How Well Do You Know Your Own Kid?

My daughter gave her dad and I each a test last night, How Well Do You Know Your Own Kid? It was cute, and of course, I scored higher! But that’s because he lost a lot of points by answering the first question with his name — rather than her name. Oops. (I knew Justin […]

Book One

This afternoon my daughter asked about the novel that I wrote  and if she could see it. So I dug out my one and only copy that is in print form and handed it to her. She was very impressed that it was 28 chapters long. And then she told me that I should write another book, […]

Rerun: A conversation

Here’s a rerun from August 2008: A conversation with Zoe this afternoon while we were at the YMCA Zoe: Mom there’s a girl here who looks just like you. Me: Really? Zoe: Let me go take another look at her to see if it’s you, or if she just looks like you. And then she […]

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