Category Archives: Humor

Maleficent with a 7 Year Old

I’ve mentioned before how my daughter’s commentary is sometimes the most entertaining part of a movie or program. I shared her quotes last year when we went to see Iron Man 3, and again in February during the opening ceremonies … Continue reading

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Poor Pheasants

What was her problem? We get a pair of pheasants almost every summer. I’ve pointed out the male and female and described the reasons the female has better camouflage. I’ve told both kids the stories of how my dad sometimes hunted pheasants and my mom made jewelry from the feathers (it was the early ’80s, feather jewelry was cool…probably). This child has seen pheasants before, why didn’t she believe me now? Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoffs

At our house we watch as many playoff games as possible. Mostly because playoff hockey is just really, really good hockey. But to make it even better, you have to be invested in each game, so we pick someone to … Continue reading

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I’m a cheerlouder – not a cheerleader, I could never be a cheerleader. I just don’t have the pep and coordination for that kind of thing (it’s ok, I can say that – some of my best friends are cheerleaders). … Continue reading

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Opening Ceremonies with My 7yo

If you ever thought the Parade of Athletes was the boring part of Opening Ceremonies, you should watch them with my 7-year-old daughter. Because while I love to watch the athletes, she definitely made the parade even more entertaining than … Continue reading

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Dear Santa

Dear Santa, As I get older, I’ve realized my Christmas list has gotten shorter, because the things I really want for the holidays can’t be bought. So here’s my list: Your Elves Yes, you read that right. I’d like your … Continue reading

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First Grade Comedy

A while ago I posted about my daughter’s blossoming sense of humor, as she begins to understand the fine art of sarcasm (From Literal to Sarcastic). ¬†She’s also learning to tell jokes with an actual punchline. But good joke delivery … Continue reading

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