Scene: Feeling bummed after a crappy day
Me: Do you think I should think about antidepressants?
Jim: I don’t know, do you?
Me: I don’t know. One of my friends is looking into a hormone therapy that is supposed to help with all this peri-menopause crap. My position has always been that I didn’t want to do anything like that, this is how God made us and I should tough it out. But I don’t know now. This sucks.
Me, glumly: Maybe God doesn’t like women.
Jim: I think maybe He doesn’t like MEN.
Scene: Aftermath of Misplaced-Wedding-Ring-Freakout
Me: I took it off to put lotion on. I get these little itchy dry spots under my ring because I’m always washing my hands and washing dishes and cleaning…
Jim: Maybe you should quit washing stuff.
Me: Is that so? CHALLENGE ACCEPTED.
Scene: Combing Big’s hair after a shower
Big: MOM! STOP! I just combed my hair LAST WEEK!
Scene: Snuggling with Little
Little, seriously: Mom. Everyone knows I’m the funniest one in the family, right?
Scene: Kissing kids goodbye as I head out the door to my Knitting Group
Big: MOM! Don’t get lipstick on me! I’m a MAN!