So I have probably told everyone that once again we are celebrating Christmas in July. Why you ask? Because I can, and who is going to tell me no? Exactly!
So I got home from Trader Joe’s (where they did NOT have frozen risotto but did have “natural defatted peanut butter”) and Mom, Dad, and Jim were on the back porch having hot dogs for dinner (eating on the back porch is our new heaven on Earth) so I grab leftovers from Tuesday night (Veggie tortilla thing from Applebee’s and join them) while we are sitting there we are looking at the card that came in the mail to “the family of Joan Clark” – a sympathy card. Apparently it somehow got announced in church that mom died. She hasn’t for the record… But we got a sympathy card and while it is quite lovely how do I explain to its sender (and everyone else who thinks she is dead) that mom is indeed quite alive and feeling just fine thank you for asking? We had a few fun ideas the current favorite being mom wearing my wedding dress and going to their front door and knocking and when they come to the door have her shout Boo. Yeah in reality I am just going to walk over and explain but this is amusing to me. And on the same topic Katy comes walking in the door where I am in the kitchen reading the sympathy card and laughing so hard I am crying and her face DROPPED she thought granmaw was dead but I was laughing so hard I couldn’t explain that she wasn’t and it just got worse and worse thankfully I pushed her to the back door where mom was sitting playing crosswords with Jim.
Now back to Christmas, Mom got a present in the mail from the lovely and sweet beyond sweet Dawn and here is a picture of my very alive mom with her new stuffy that she has named Frank (why yes she knows the bunny is a girl) – There was a whole theory behind the name but really I brought it down to the woman has brain cancer and that is that!
Lastly tomorrow is Halloween and I hope to have some great pictures (and stories – I am sure there will be one about Christy having had too much to drink and the prank Jim is playing on her! I WANT TO BE ON THE RECORD AS HAVING SAID I DID NOT OKAY THIS PRANK!)
Have a great weekend, stay cool it’s supposed to be HOT!