Friday, January 21, 2011

Training starts early for "the belt"

Playing cards at the table...

Dad, catching a glimpse at her hand:  Oops!

9 year old daughter:  Don't worry.  You see I'm gathering red, but you don't know the species.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Well, they're sorta the same...

 At the Ice Skating Rink...

11 year old daughter:  Mom, when are they going to bring out the Zamborghini?

Mom:  You mean the Zamboni?

11 year old daughter:  Whatevs

Tuesday, January 18, 2011


On the phone with Grandma...

Grandma:  Vanson wants to talk with you.

Mom:  O.k.

8 year old son, very excited:  Mom!  Mom!  I tried a new food!  I tried a new food and I liked it.  It was CORN!

Monday, January 10, 2011


Mom:  And don't forget, you and Dad are going to that Father-daughter dance in February.

9 Year old daughter:  Oh that's right!

11 Year old daughter:  What?  What Father-daughter dance?

Mom:  It's only for Girl Scouts.

9 Year old daughter:  And yeah, I hope they have a PUNCH BOWL!