Monday, November 1, 2010
(Mini) Overheard During Trick-or-Treat Night
Mom 1: What's in yours?
Mom 2: Ice Tea.
Dad 2: Just because they call it tea, and it has ice in it, does not make it Iced Tea.
Mom 2: Shut up Dan.
Mom 2: And I'm sure yours is full of water right?
Mom 1: Mmmm, fresh roast coffee. With Baileys. Though to be fair, it's about 90% Baileys and just enough coffee to make it warm.
Dad 2: Oh, why didn't I think of that.
Mom 2: Dan, you think of nothing. Can you even point out which children are ours?
[Mom 1 slowly starts to back away; Kate gets closer]
Mom 2: All of them
Jo: Happy To Be Here Mom? Does that work?
Kate: Yeah, but I'm hoping she'll appreciate the irony.
Lydia here and I do appreciate the irony! Because I dressed up as Ke$ha and everyone thought I was Kate. How's that for irony? Just kidding! Tee hee hee.
I'd like to add one "overheard" of my own - from the Pumpkin Patch earlier in the day:
Small Child: But Mooooommmm... I really want to go back in the bouncy house!
Mom: Son, that boy just threw up in it. So the answer is no.
Small Child: (sighs, rolls eyes) He threw up on the outside of the Bouncy House, not INSIDE it. It's totally fine. The barf was all on the outside.
Mom: You're not kidding are you? [answers call from other child, looks back to continue conversation with her son] Son? Son?! Where are you?
Small Child: (from inside the bouncy house, jumping gleefully) Here I am! See? Totally fine!
Mom: Next year I'm cancelling Halloween.
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