Friday, June 01, 2007
Stimulating Dinner Conversation
Our family might be all over the map during the day (sometimes for long stretches when Rex is traveling) but during a traditional work week, we sit down to dinner together. It might be at 5. Sometimes 6. Sometimes it's paper plates, sometimes it's Fiesta Ware. Sometimes it's steak and salad, more often than not it's boring pasta and frozen veggies.
Those of you who aren't aware of the benefits of rounding up the posse for a few moments of togetherness(in our house, we call it "herding cats") just check out some of the conversation we had tonight.
The Setting: Dinner, 6PM
The Meal: Pasta and Peas
Stink: "Papa, can I smell your butt?" Papa: "Stink, that's not polite." Stink: "Can I pleeeeze smell your butt?"
Sophie "Mama, want to play hide the noodle?"
Me: "Stink, I'm sick of your poop jokes. Now sit on your stool."
Papa: (re: edomome shells) "That's one big pile of pea"
Sophie: "...Thy Kingdom come, thy will be done, on Earth as it is in Nemo..."
We're a class act.
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