Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Thinking, Playing, Reading

Thinking:
Today I had to go to the pet store-I asked a question about the product I was buying and the cashier said into her microphone to the manager, "I have a pet parent here asking how long meal worms last?" She called me a pet parent!!!  Has this world gone crazy?  Because I, for God's sake, do not consider two geckos my children, nor I am sure, do they consider me (do geckos consider?) their mother or anything even close to a parent.  Because that is impossible people.  Impossible!  It's just weird, really really weird, I'll leave it at that.  

Playing:


I had the lucky chance of having some little guys over the other day - this was a favorite of Patrick's and I was so happy it was being played with again. (Though Janey has had it out in the past few years also.)


Reading:

The new "Who Is" book!!!  Patrick was so excited about this book, and read it in a day.

I am reading Pope Joan for book club next month.  So far, excellent.


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  1. I'm with you on the pet parent thing. It makes me cringe.

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  2. I am very curious how you wind up liking Pope Joan. We also read it for book club many years ago. I was the only Catholic in the book club too, which led to a good discussion.

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  3. So funny about the pet parent thing ��. Do you have leopard geckos? Just got one a month ago for my little girl and I’m having as much fun with it as she is!

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  4. Your short comment about the blue race track really resonated with me! I am about to have my 4th child (the rest all under 4) in December and feel like I am waging war against the toy clutter every day. It was a very nice reminder that I am so lucky to have all these little guys at home and will one day miss all the cute little toys they play with!

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  5. Pope Joan is one of my favorite reads ever! I read it probably close to 10 years ago! It was also for a book club and everyone loved it. However, none of us are Catholic. I would love to hear your take on it.

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  7. I always wondering about pet (dog, cat etc) parent. I am not their parent. I am their owner - altough I like them, love them - but I am only the parent of my children.

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    1. Sorry, I am an ESL person :). Maybe the right word is master?

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  8. I'm sure you must know this already, but did you see the, "Who is Jane?" book? (Referring to Jane Austin, of course)! I thought just in case you haven't seen that one, I'd let you know it's out too. I just saw it for the first time late summer, so I assumed it might be a newer one.

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