Thursday, May 8, 2008

Thurday Three: On the road edition.

It's Thursday and I'm not in the office. Whee! In fact, I'm sitting in my parents' family room - my little brother and sister have already left for school (so! early!) and my college freshman sister is asleep upstairs. Oh yeah, and my parents? Are in freaking Brussels.

A big house is fun when you're used to living in a space the size of this kitchen. And free laundry? Fully stocked kitchen? Money left by parents for sibling dinner? Yes, please! I'm going to get back to lounging for a few hours...Peace out.

Things I'm Looking Forward To

Searches That Made Me Laugh

  • little whiner ashley - Oh, I love it when they search for me by name. You love me, you really do!
  • cheerleader sororities - Did you mean to click "images"? Because I sure as hell am NOT in a sorority. Nor am I a cheerleader (although I did make the squad in 5th grade before moving to Thailand. Goooo team!)
  • can u get zits from being a vegan? - First of all, how credible are the website that would use "u" instead of "you"?
Kids That Made Me Laugh
  • With 4th and 5th graders....
Kid 1: I bet you used to be reallly skinny when you were little, huh? Like a toothpick.
Me:
Well, yeah, and then I grew up and....I...
Kid 2:
Got fat?
Me: No! I'm not fat! I was gonna say I got a booty. :)
Kid 2: Oh yeah, you matured. (drawing boobs in the air around his chest.)
  • Talking about why sleep is important and how we grow in our sleep. I tell them a story about how when I was little, I was told that if you sleep curled up you won't grow.
Kid 1: Is that why you're so short?
Me: Nooo, it's not true. Why do you think I'm short?
Kid 2: You have a hole in your heart? You didn't drink milk? You drank coffee?
Me: Dude! I'm 5'1"! Not a freaking midget little person! My mom is just small! (Okay, really, I just taught them about genes and heredity. I'm not mean to them... most of the time. :))
  • On the playground, the kids were going down the fireman pole (that's what I call it, at least) and pretending to be STRIPPERS. You are 10 years old, NOT A STRIPPER. Do not ASPIRE TO BE A STRIPPER. Why do you EVEN KNOW what a stripper DOES!? They were dead on imitations. Okay, I guess this was more disturbing than funny. :)

7 comments:

  1. OMG that is too funny..

    One of the little girls in my class said she wanted to be a dancer too.. And I don't mean a ballerina.. She imitated a Stripper very well also.. LOL

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  2. I remember reading an art book talking about the progression of people's drawing skills--and what they draw at different points in life. It said that fifth grade was pretty much the "low point of taste." Yup. There's your evidence right there. LOL!

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  3. Pay it Forward goodies were mailed out Wednesday!!

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  4. That is hilarious. I'm at my parents house too and brought 3 weeks worth of laundry to do so I'm not up late on Sunday. ITA on the whole change from small apartment to big house. I can't imagine having that much space.

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  5. stop by i gave u something

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  6. "Do you have a hole in your heart?" Mua-ha! For some reason, that one make me burst out laughing...heehee...

    And I can't believe kids would imitate strippers. Well, I guess I CAN believe it, and that's what bothers me. I'm pretty sure I didn't even know what a stripper was until I was, like, thirteen.

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  7. Dana: I know, right!? Insane, these kids.
    Kate P: That would explain a lot...
    Renee: YAY! I GOT IT!!
    bayjb: Free laundry = the best.
    wishcake: I also cracked up when he said that. SO FUNNY.

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