Wednesday, February 25, 2009

So Simple

Big and I were on our way home from dinner tonight when a conversation about government started. He was asking about mayors and governors and wondering why Sarah Palin didn't wear an Eskimo suit if she was really from Alaska. He also wondered if she had huskies for her sled team. This led us to talking about Siberia and where it was. I mentioned that I wasn't even sure if it was still called Siberia. (shut up, I'm TERRIBLE with Geography- just like most Americans- ask Sarah Palin, she knows what I'm talking about) He asked why it wouldn't still be Siberia and I told him that sometimes when one country takes over another country, they will change its name.

We discussed why countries go to war in the first place and he decided that if he were ever president, he would make

"a new rule that you can only have a war for a good reason."

I told him that was a great idea, but why not take it even further and have no war. He pondered that for a moment and asked what we would do if we couldn't have war. "We could talk and try to solve the problem that way." I suggested.

"Oh yeah! Like if there were two countries fighting over the same piece of land, I would just have someone from each country come with their mayor and they could say something like 'Hey, if you give us half of this piece of land, we'll give you protection.' and then the other guys would say 'Yeah, that sounds like a great idea, ok!' and then no one would get hurt and no one would die and no one would be sad."

"Yeah, that would be great." I replied.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Is it bad?

That I just used my Dyson to clean off my dining room table? I also had to empty it twice just to vacuum around crap in our small living room. I could make coats for homeless kids just by going without vacuuming for a week.

So It Has Been 100 Years

and I want you to know that at LEAST once a week, I thought of something blogworthy and then didn't have time or forgot that I had a blog or whatever and now I can't remember a damn thing. We had Christmas (as I'm sure many of you did) and it was a huge hit. Went to Disney- that is a whole blog post in and of itself that I'm not sure I have the energy to be sufficiently witty about, so it will have to stay on hold for another day. Then we got home and I had become an aunt again to a Miss Taylor Christine Bea (pics in Flickr------------------->). Once I was settled and home, I went on a real reading jag. You know, sometimes you just get a hankering to read something that you don't have to follow the paragraphs around the ads or fight with your scroll bar and then lose your place. So I was reading everything I had that I hadn't read in a while and generally driving my husband batty (he hates to read). Finally, this past Saturday I had my very first wedding and let me just say that I am so glad that this was a friend and I was doing it for free. I just may have had to slit my wrists if I had the added pressure of making sure everything was worth what she paid. So I am just now finished with editing over 2,000 pictures from Disney, Baby Taylor and this wedding and I'm pooped. However, I am looking forward to getting back to posting here. Notice how I didn't say I *promised* I'd be on here more- I can't be tied down like that, I'm too much of a procrastinator.