Wednesday, April 25, 2007

poo day



it's just one of those days.

i read this in the paper this morning. i'm SURE it's really a great learning tool for a very treatable and curable cancer, but all i could think was... LET'S GO FIND OUT WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO BE A POO! call me crazy, but after waking up at 4 am from insomnia, i was a little slap-happy by 8 am.

especially after last night. t had just gotten done saying goodnight to the kids when he came down to the living room where i was raptly focused on american idol. thank goodness for tivo and being able to pause live tv, because it took me awhile to recover from what he said.

"you'll never believe what s said to me."

apparently, she had told t that something stank in her bedroom. she put her fingers up to either side of her nose (smell meter) and took a big whiff. "it smells like old coins," she said. "i think it's your breath, daddy. it smells like old coins and poop."

when he told me this, i was laughing so hard that i literally could NOT catch my breath, and tears were streaming down my face. old coins? poop?! where does she come up with this stuff? it just hit me in a really strange way, and i've been laughing ever since.

by the way, he told her that he'd go brush his teeth immediately, and would never again eat old coins and poop for dinner. i have a funny feeling that this one will live on as a family legend. any of you have similar family legends?

12 comments:

ML said...

Old coins and poop??? AHAHAHAHAHA!!!! They're so funny and honest!

I remember my niece (when she was a wee little thing) told me "Your breath stinks!" And then she said "It smells like that!" pointing to my glass of wine.

I guess something smelled bad to my step-son (wee lad as well, at the time) and he told his dad "It stinks! It smells like government fish!"

Beenzzz said...

You know, I've heard that poo and coins make a fantastic casserole. :) Sorry you had insomnia. Get some rest or you'll become like me!

hellomelissa said...

ml-- government fish!! hahaha! now THAT'S creative! neither one of my kids like my wine breath when i kiss them goodnight.

beenzzz-- like you? gorgeous and talented you mean? any time!

Lotus Reads said...

Old coins, poop and government fish! lolol It's going to be hard to top those, but I will have to try! :)

Thanks for the smile, Melissa. Gotta love kids and their honesty! lol

Secret Pal said...

LOL I have long thought that armpit odor smells like bad pizza....

Beenzzz said...

Melissa,
You are too kind! :)

hellomelissa said...

lotus-- brutal honesty, eh?

secret pal-- and i think stinky feet smell like fritos.

beenzzz-- ;)

booklogged said...

That is too funny. Don't think it can be topped.

Secret Pal said...

Do you think they have the song "OOOH that smell" playing as you walk through?

Lainey-Paney said...

how very descriptive.
and, b/c of that...i can imagine the scent right now!

a budding writer....

gmcountrymama said...

So funny!
My hus asked why I opened the window before I came to bed the other night. Guess.

Angela in Europe said...

Hehe, that is funny. Old coins!!!??? I get the poop, but old coins?