Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Random Tuesday Thoughts

Is it just me or are the birds chirping earlier and louder this year? I think they’re awake before the roosters (not that we have any roosters near us…but 4:00 - 4:30 is plenty early to be awakened by birds.)

Bug is obsessed with band-aids these days and at any given time he could have seven from his ankle to his knee, one on every finger and even a few on Winnie-the-Pooh’s ears.

It shouldn’t have been a surprise that I walked around the office for two hours before someone pointed out that I had a Spiderman band-aid stuck on my skirt—on my butt. Catch phrase of the day: “Spiderman, my ASSSSS.” It works in many situations.

When Bug goes to bed, he often asks Donnie or me to lie down with him for a few minutes. His line is, “I want a friend to sleep with me.” It sounds like such a pathetic pickup line each time I hear it.

Right before our convention I always seem to have some bizarre dreams. I’ll spare you the details but it involved: a run-in in NY with gangsters, a parking garage with a winding exit that landed me in Maryland, a 1970s police-ish car that I was a passenger in until my friend jumped out and I had to drive only then remembering I can’t drive a stick shift and seeing a friend with her new haircut that changed her hair to fettuccine. Maybe having birds wake me at 4am isn’t so bad.


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17 comments:

  1. The birds this year ARE LOUD! I think they are birds on crack.
    Bug, bug bug bugbug, lame pick up lines so early?? LOL
    My 4 year old has a serious thing with bandaids right now too. He's actually got 2 on right now. Cars ones.

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  2. Spiderman, my ASSS! LOL!
    When my husband was a little child, he couldn't sleep alone, so his folks figured he'd marry early...
    Don't know about the birds. I have heard them already, but don't know if they're very loud in Iowa this year.

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  3. The birds were so loud last evening while I was making Evie's bed that her hamster was VERY disturbed by them - of course, they were in the tree right outside her window :)

    We have to lay with Sarah every.single.night or we get pathetic whimpering. Wonder how long this will continue! And bandaids are like a wonder thing to kids - I still don't get it :)

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  4. We have those same birds here too!!

    L wants a bandaid for every little thing - even a freckle.

    Bug's little pick up line is adorable!

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  5. I think the birds are doing their best to make sure I don't get any sleep, they are so freaking loud this year!!

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  6. I noticed that there are more songbirds lately. They are kinda loud!

    Bug is so cute with the bandaid obsession!

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  7. I have the freak children that do not like bandaids on themselves. Weird. And I had an old nightmare that I was back in school and forgotten I was enrolled in one class and the final was today. That dream always freaks me out and I have to assure myself that I am NOT in college and haven't been in YEARS!

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  8. Do you drink before having these dreams? Just askin

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  9. I know- the birds are getting earlier.

    Have a great day!
    http://harrietandfriends.com/2010/04/maybe-larry-should-hook-up-with-liz/

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  10. my grandbaby loves banddaids they go everywhere

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  11. So I must of skipped over the part where you said "bizarre dream" and I read the last part thinking it was real, and believing it without a second thought. Something is wrong with me.

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  12. Well, the chirping was ticking me off, but then we got a lovely woodpecker. I'll save the curse-filled rant about being woken by a jackhammer sound coming from my roof directly above the bedroom. But I will say that I tossed one of my cats on the roof in the hopes he would get himself a snack. Bleep, bleep, bleep, Mega-bleep, woodpecker, bleeping flew bleeping away. That's the condensed version.

    Oh, yes, your post. Sorry, I got off track. You are so fricken' funny. I just love your sense of humor.

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  13. Spiderman, my ass!
    I like it! ;)

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  16. Having children seems to mean that you're guaranteed to have stuff on your clothes that wouldn't be there otherwise. Great that yours resulted in a catch phrase!

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  17. all we have is rain and snow. no birds. sigh.

    By now your convention is over and you are ready for a fabulous weekend. ENJOY.

    xoxo

    ps. did i miss the chocolate give-away? color me sad if I did.

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