Posts Tagged ‘Oddities’

There’s No Shame In Admitting We Both Had To Look It Up

May 1, 2017

This morning via text L’s Mother tried to congratulate me on replacing a door handle, but for some reason “handle” autocorrected to “hydrangea.”  Her response to this was very . . . her:

Seriously?  THAT’S what it gets from ‘handle’?  Whose vocabulary needs that on autocorrect?

I could only think of one response:



What Kind Of . . . Traditions Are We Talking About Here?

April 4, 2017

From an advertising flyer that arrived in my mailbox the other day:

Traditional Funerals At Affordable Prices

Complimentary Dining

Good Thing I Wasn’t Supposed To Pick Them Up From The Airport!

March 27, 2017

*drags self out of bed*

*stumbles over to the computer to check the status of an incoming flight*

*inputs flight number and tries to read the results through bleary eyes*

*reads that the flight landed 7 years ago*

Wait . . . what?

*confirms that the screen does indeed say that the flight landed 7 years ago*

Huh . . . must have overslept . . .

I Really DO Understand Though

January 19, 2017

While I understand and appreciate the need for my son’s school to do a background check on all adults that are going to be around the children, it still feels strange to have to pass a background check to accompany my own child on a field trip.

I Suggested She Sleep On It

March 26, 2015

“Lately I’ve been noticing that despite any plans I have to sleep earlier, I don’t actually end up making it to bed until it’s 12:21 precisely,” L’s Mother told me last night.  “I don’t know if that’s significant or just palindromic.”

And The Strangest Compliment I’ve Gotten This Year Is . . .

June 2, 2014

“If I were a guy, I’d still be into you.”

(Courtesy of L’s Mother . . . of course.)

The Power Of Suggestion

June 20, 2013

Do you know how to tell when you’ve woken up in a suggestible mood?

When you’re reading something you know was written tongue-in-cheek, and you still think to yourself, “I want everything I own to be powered by the whispered sighs of angels.”