Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Of all the things you can order online...a baby is not one of them! Although it would probably be a lot easier than the traditional way of getting one!
After lunch today Hannah came into the room with a clip board, paper and a pen and asked me what I would like to order. I thought that she was talking about a meal and told her that I would like chicken fried steak. "No, what do you want to order online," she said. She then told me that I was going to order some kind of furniture. So I requested a dining room table with 8 chairs. A few minutes later she asked me if I would like to order a baby online too. "A baby doll," I asked. "No a real baby!" To which I said, "you can't order real babies online!" She informed me that today you could order a baby online. And the rest of the conversation went like this:
H - "So what color would you like it's skin to be?"
Me - "Our color, please."
H - "O.k., with freckles?"
Me - "Absolutely."
H - "What would you like it's name to be?"
Me - "Joshua"
H - "Uhm, no we don't have any Joshua's how about Lola...would you like a girl?"
Me - "Sure, girls are great."
H - "O.k. we were out of dining room tables so you got this couch and the bill is $10, and for the baby you have to give me $1."
As I pay up, I'm thinking we really need to talk about how some things have more value than others and the value of some things cannot be measured!
| posted by shawnthegreat at 1:33 PM
Tuesday, December 09, 2008
It's That Time Of Year...
We went to the mall the other day and had Hannah's picture with Santa Clause done. She told Santa that she wanted him to surprise her this year. No specific requests. That's funny because a week or so ago she went through a toy catalog and circled the things that she is requesting from me and Joey...and a few other people. Everything she circled in the catalogs cost at least $60. Hopefully she understood when I told her that she could circle whatever she wanted, but that she wouldn't necessarily get everything she circled. After visiting Santa she informed me that we needed to get Santa a gift too. So at Target yesterday she decided that a gingerbread house that we put together would be just the gift. I was hoping to get a picture of her missing teeth to put on here and I had taken some pictures from Maw Maw's birthday that I was going to put on here as well. The only problem is that Hannah took a picture of the gingerbread house last night after we finished it and now she doesn't know where she put the camera. So perhaps in the coming days or weeks I will manage to find the camera and will get to upload a few belated pictures!!
| posted by shawnthegreat at 3:24 PM
Saturday, December 06, 2008
All I Want For Christmas...
That is what Hannah will be singing this Christmas. She has lost another tooth and her other had not grown in yet (I'm thinking because there wasn't enough room for it yet). She lost it on Monday evening and I don't think she was real impressed with the tooth fairy this time. Last time she got 6 quarters and a 50¢ piece. We have only covered pennies and nickels in school and this time she got 4 quarters and a dollar bill. Equal amounts, but not to her. She was thinking that the 50¢ piece last time was a silver dollar. She climbed in bed with Maw Maw one night after the tooth fairy came and said, "that tooth fairy here is sorry!" "Why is that," Maw Maw asks. To which Hannah answers frankly, "because the one at our house gave me 6 quarters and a dollar, but the one here gave me 4 quarters and a dollar, that's sorry. She's a sorry sucker!" I'm pretty sure she learned that phrase from her father!!! Perhaps in the next day or so I'll manage to get a snapshot of her snaggle toothedness! And perhaps next time the tooth fairy will wisen up and give dimes or nickels instead of quarters and dollars!!!
| posted by shawnthegreat at 8:42 AM