Monday, September 27, 2010

Having fun. Wish I was here.


When my mom gets off of an airplane she will inevitably be in possession of the life story and email addresses of the other passengers that sat in her row. She knows that people are fascinating and everyone has a story and she wants to hear it. I love this about her.

Mom came over to hang out with Bob while I went to my endodontist appointment last week. As I left she said, "Have a good time!"

"Mom, I'm going to get a root canal."

"I know but you've never been there before. It's a new experience. You'll be meeting new people."

"I'll try."

I did try. It made a difference. I won't say that it was fun but it wasn't bad. I did meet new people and they were nice and my mouth was sore but it felt better and I tried.

I am trying to figure out how I can adapt this sage, have-a-good-time advice to driving in LA traffic. I'll let you know.

19 comments:

  1. Your mother is a woman after my own heart. I'm inclined to make the most of a 'bad' experience on the basis of the new people I might meet.

    How did you manage to get such a photograph? On your phone?

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  2. Ah Yeah...the photograph is hilarious!

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  3. Good stuff! Is Bob similar to your mom in that way?

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  5. While you certainly look like you're having a ball, I'd rather have been building a paper snowperson with pasta, bottle caps, bric-a-brac, and golf tees with you mom. Just sayin...

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  6. I have met lots of people in at the dentist office, but they are usually people who bring me pain and discomfort so... not exactly the types i'd grab coffee and a bear claw with.

    SD
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  7. Does your mother live on the same planet I do? I mean, I find that meeting people in odd places is an interesting thing to do as well but really- Have a good time getting your root canal?
    Man. I wish I had her spirit.
    That picture scares me.

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  8. I used to make up stories about the people I was seeing while stuck in traffic. Kept me pretty entertained. :)

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  9. Does your Mom carry around a lot of pills?

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  10. Oh, she is wonderful.

    And now I know where Bob's soul comes from....

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  11. Ouch!!!!! That looks like so much fun!!!!
    I love your mom!

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  12. Hey! That's the exact same outfit I wore to my bridal shower!

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  13. nice,,so much fun in your life

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  14. LMAO...you are hilarious...now I know where Bob gets it!!

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  16. i love this. your mom... what a peach!

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  17. I love Bob's snowman...especially the colorful nail buttons.

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  18. Loving this one. Such a good lesson but so hard to remember! Hope all is well in tooth land. :)

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