Tuesday, December 27, 2011

lessons from mario kart's peach and mario

"Boys and girls have different bodies. And different realities."

This, of course, prompted some laughter. She felt compelled to explain further.

"You know, I'm talking about 'males and females,' as they say."

Monday, December 19, 2011

future "cathy" comic strip writer

She unintentionally misspelled "exercising" as "exersighsing".

Sunday, December 18, 2011

not sure how he'll package this one up

Today, Caroline and Sylvie met with Santa to share their wish lists.

When asked what she wants for Christmas, Caroline informed the Big Guy, "I actually don't want a thing. It's more something that I've wanted for my whole entire life. It's a dream of mine."

Santa took this very seriously and asked her what it was.

"Santa, I want you to make me into a Siamese cat."

Friday, December 16, 2011


In school, the teacher puts a :) a :| or a star on their papers. Stars are rare and for super excellent effort. We got back a pile last night and at the bottom of one of her papers, she'd written a request to the teacher before handing her work in:

"Plese! How about it? [star] = FUN!"

Monday, December 12, 2011

another question i cannot answer

"How do you say 'toadstool' en EspaƱol?"

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

upgrade in condition

We returned home from the pediatrician with a diagnosis of an infection. Caroline randomly informed me, "This -itis isn't as bad as the last -itis."

Friday, December 2, 2011

deluxe recipe

Caroline met me downstairs one morning and asked me to wait to make her breakfast until she provided me with the recipe. A few moments later, she handed me a note pad square with the following writing:

1. Add plate
2. Add banane
3. Add chuwey bar
4. Add fun and straw and cup