January 5, 2013

"Time is not my gift."

Explaining to her alarmed parents that she didn’t know if lunch was next up or dinner.


January 1, 2013

"I’m just not as smart as I look."


November 8, 2012

"I don’t want to bring Bear. He’ll embarrass me."

-when selecting the stuffed animal she was instructed to bring to school this morning. Which, by the way she remembered all on her own but her homework packet sat on the table complete and not turned in.


October 6, 2012

I want to go ‘picking’ not ‘choosing’.

-driving passed the pumpkin patch with piles of pumpkins and no field.


May 31, 2012

"Be quiet like you always don’t."

(getting pipes out of bed is fun)


March 3, 2012

"You make Mom do EVERYTHING and it just isn’t nice."

(To her dad, in my defense.)

(oh, and thank Jojoba someone has noticed, even Demandy Demanderson)


February 13, 2012

(to her BFF)

Pipes: She’s a really good singer.
Me: thank you! ( as I Madonna-skipped into the room singing Like-a-Prayer)
Pipes: Not you. Stop it.


February 11, 2012

"Mom? is it ok if I dress more like Madonna?"


December 21, 2011 (also)

"She just gets on my nerbs sometimes."


December 21, 2011

"Mom? What’s a ‘toker’? Like a ‘midnight toker’?"

(so I told her)