Tuesday, April 18, 2006

A splinter by any other name still hurts

This afternoon, Boy2 and I were upstairs looking at his hand, trying to see if there was a splinter. We decided there was indeed a splinter. After locating the tweezers, I started to dig.

Meanwhile, Boy2 was downstairs playing his idea of music on a small guitar. When he noticed we had been gone for too long (as far as he was concerned), he called out for his brother. Boy1 replies, "I can't come down right now, you'll have to wait."

Boy2, being 2, replies, "But why?"

Boy1, having been (oh how wrong we were - but by the time we realized it, it was way too late) accustomed to ALWAYS having an explanation provided, provides one. "Because there's something mysterious in my hand and Mama is trying to dig it out." Well said.

Boy1 remains dissatisfied. "Mama, come downstairs."

"No, you come upstairs."

So he starts to walk upstairs. After a couple of steps he says, "Mama arms."

"I can't come get you - you come up by yourself."

With an exasperated sigh he says, "I can't Mama. I too heavy."

Yeah, I know what you mean.

6 comments:

Lorraine said...

I'm kvelling....

charlie said...

A serious 3 questions: are you and Lorraine the same person, one masquerading as the other? If not, why do your writing styles match perfectly? eh? EH?????? And if so, why does one half of you live in France and the other in the States? eh? EH?????

charlie

julie said...

I can just picture him at the bottom of the stairs so cute and pitiful and you at the top so cute and pitiful.

Love you

Nicole said...

Lorraine - I clearly don't have enough Jewish friends - I had to look it up and then I glowed.

Charlie - We are no longer the same person, since the operation. We chose to live on different continents so as to be able to spread the joy more efficiently. You flatter me greatly, Lorraine is in a whole other league so I'll just assume by writing styles you mean the font we use. The idea of an alter blog ego is kind of cool and definitely deserves further consideration.

charlie said...

See what I mean!

Oh and no need to alter your blog ego, you one/two.

charlie

Grish said...

Lmao, that's priceless :)

I read aloud the reason for the two of you living on seperate continents and my youngest (having just watched Timecop) quoted (in an all to serious face), "The same matter cannot occupy the same space at the same time"... duh! :)