I was part of a movement of "dinosaur moms" when I lived in Maryland (Astrodon Johnstoni is the Maryland state dinosaur.) Which is nothing more than this -- dinosaur moms delight in the half-feral nature of the beasties they parent, even as they whisper Shakespeare and Kierkegaard in their ears at night.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Wheeze my lemon

The best jokes are the ones told around the dinner table that whiz over the heads of the children.  Extra points if they are also lost on belle-mere.  My beloved had cut a lemon wedge for his tea and, thinking it was fair game, I wheezed it.  He began to protest and then, catching what he'd said, began to croon "Wheeze my lemon..."

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