Best Of the Buttered Side

Feb
20
2010

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These are the best. According to me, you, my kids, my mom, and the voices in my head.

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“Mom, what does ‘gay’ mean?” My heart skipped a beat when my eight year old Bubb asked this question while reading a book. Not because I think there’s anything wrong with being gay, but only because answering this question could possibly lead to a bigger discussion that I’m not quite sure ...

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Village Idiots

We usually wait till the last minute to decorate for the holidays…plus, I grew up with the tradition that Christmas decorations come out AFTER Thanksgiving. But, the kids are seeing all the Christmas stuff out at the malls already, and have been harassing us to deck the halls. So, ...

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Cheese

Picture day for Lucky today…sent her off with pigtails and a green corduroy jumpsuit she picked out. It was the newest outfit from one of her three sets of grandparents who all imagine their adorable outfit showing up in the 5x7 school photo. I wish we could take three ...

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Laffy Taffy

Remember the telephone game when you were kid? Where you would whisper something to a friend, then they would whisper to another and so on, that by the time the last person blurts it out, it’s morphed from “I like to eat jellybeans” to “Tie up your feet with jeans”…or ...

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Bubble Wrap

Are my kids the only ones who are always getting injured…by virtue of their own clumsiness? Good God – not a day goes by when Bubb or Lucky hasn’t somehow managed self inflicted wounds on their tender little bodies. Just today they were scooting around the driveway on skateboards…wearing helmets ...

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Lucky's Booty

Once again, I unload the washed, wet laundry this morning to find three rocks, three pieces of felt, a cherry stem, wadded up business card, and a lipstick cap collected at the bottom of the machine. Forgot to check Lucky’s pockets. Just two days ago Lucky came home with a ...

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