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    #180240 - 01/22/14 10:36 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    :rofl: As Steve Martin would quip, here:

    Ahhhh-- Good plan.
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    #180300 - 01/22/14 11:12 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    We were watching a documentary tonight as a family. Bronies. (long story-- it's about teen/adult fans of My Little Pony.)

    Anyway, DH makes some sarcastic remark ("so it's all about a bunch of loser geeks who are lonely and isolated from all social contact with the outside world," or some such thing); directed at DD.

    DD fires back, deadpan, with--

    "Hey! That's really RUDE. This is a powerful and touching documentary about the plight of my people and their courageous struggle against cruel oppression."


    grin Love that girl.
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    #180338 - 01/23/14 10:37 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    This morning's zinger-- follow-on to a kind of meandering conversation (okay-- GRILLING) about cardiovascular pharmacology, brain death, water-immersion "miracle" rescues, EMS equipment and hypoxia...

    So...

    the BEST place to anaphylax would be a walk-in freezer.


    eek

    Well, er-- yes... but.... hmmm-- let's not lose sight of the big picture here, shall we?
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    #180356 - 01/23/14 12:23 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    She has it all sorted... smile

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    #180365 - 01/23/14 10:43 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    So today's re-purposed object was foam earplugs...

    ...first, wedged in equally spaced rows along wire shelf. Those were villi.

    ...next, found some on the floor in an intricate, symmetrical design. DS3 pronounced those a "____agon" (remember image, already forgot name).

    ...last, others sprinkled with flour during cookie baking. DS thought those villi needed food.

    In OE overdrive after reading the fantastic illustrations in "The Way We Work", DS3 set out to re-enact glucose balancing. Overheard him excitedly talking to himself during imaginary play about glycogen, insulin, binding, etc. Later on he was dejected because the book is only 7 chapters.

    Throughout the day, I have to constantly stay in character for whatever is the imaginary play scenario-of=the-day and address him accordingly - am I Ms. Frizzle, the rat in Beakman's world, a water molecule?? By the end of the day, I feel like the foam earplug.

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    #180377 - 01/24/14 07:00 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    That's adorable and so creative, EmeraldCity. I hear you on the role play- DS2 went through a phase for several weeks before New Year's where he would refer to us only as bats; even in his sleep, I was "bat Mummy".

    Keep those stories coming please! smile
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    #180459 - 01/24/14 07:22 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: aquinas]
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    Aquinas, even in his sleep?? LOVE!

    I remember some of your posts on your DS, and I am AMAZED by his verbal skills and creativity!

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    #181075 - 01/30/14 07:09 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    Dd4 came to me with her drawing of a beautiful beach house and a small world map," mom, want to move into this house in brazil? It is right on the water. It will be so cool mom. Think about it, we can finally live like beavers!"
    My idea of a good life too honey.

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    #181078 - 01/30/14 07:52 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: EmeraldCity]
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    Originally Posted By: EmeraldCity
    Aquinas, even in his sleep?? LOVE!

    I remember some of your posts on your DS, and I am AMAZED by his verbal skills and creativity!


    He's quite the guy. It's so fun to get swept up by him in his reveries. The things he says in his sleep are pretty funny sometimes, too. He once accused someone of taking a cookie away from him, which is funny because DH remembers me saying something similar a few years ago about a cookie and lemon zest in my sleep!
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    #181087 - 01/30/14 10:21 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: aquinas]
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    Funny! I'm sure your DS will ferret out this cookie-snatching culprit grin

    The wild imagination never rests. One time DS3 dreamed that he was running around the rings of Saturn.

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