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RTB and a convo with the TK

Despite chaos ensuing due to bathroom demolition, a last-minute decision to go out of town this weekend (which I’m frantically preparing for) and what should have been an easy Trend Micro renewal turning into a horror show that took both of my computers down for hours, I managed to get a post up at Romancing the Blog.


Conversation with the Tall Kid this morning:

TK: Mom, why is there an Encyclopedia of Serial Killers on the coffee table?

Mom: Research.

TK: Women want to marry serial killers?

Mom: They’re the villains, not the heroes, dummy.

TK: There are villains in romances?

Mom: Could you be any more like your father?

TK: Sure, if you want me to.

Mom: Never mind.

TK: It’s just creepy. M—‘s mom has decorating magazines on her coffee table.

Mom: Martha Stewart, Martha Woods…what’s the difference?

TK: Who’s Martha Woods?

Mom: She killed a bunch of kids from the 40’s to 60’s.

TK: Creepy. I’m going to read normal stuff on Wikipedia.

Mom: If you bring me another article on how to more effectively clean house, you’re grounded.

4 comments to “RTB and a convo with the TK”

  1. Charlene
      · April 25th, 2008 at 11:18 am · Link

    :lol: That puts Martha Stewart in such an interesting light!

  2. amie Stuart
      · April 25th, 2008 at 11:19 am · Link

    :popcorn: LOL now my oldest would take the book and read it.

  3. Annmarie
      · April 25th, 2008 at 12:23 pm · Link

    My mama had a bloody ear nailed to the wall of her home office with a note attached to it from Theo Van Gogh to his brother Vincent to pick up after himself. The TK is LUCKY. Try explaining THAT to your friends!

  4. Michelle (MG)
      · April 26th, 2008 at 2:25 pm · Link

    :lmao: why are your conversations with your kids infinitely more funny than my conversations with my kids?
    Me: clean your room and get dressed
    either older child: why?
    Me: because we are having people come through to see the house today
    dd: why?
    Me: because we’re not going to be living here anymore, we’re moving, remember?
    dd: do we know them?
    Me: (sigh) No – just go do what I asked
    ds: if we don’t know them why do we have to clean?
    me: Because I said so. Go. ARGH

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