Monday, August 24, 2009

we're gonna rock this joint!

we had a cook out with our small group we've been with for the last 4 years. in that 4 years we've gone through a lot of life transitions together--including the production of mini-me's. the children have started their own small group, where they cover topics like tips for stealing cookies off the dessert table and schemes for asking different parents for a glass of lemonade every 10 minutes. we figure at least some of these children will marry if we push hard enough for it. and we've also all agreed to move to india where that is common practice.
i can't wait to watch these kids grow up together...and possibly date! and i will gingerly look at them and say, "back rubs in the front room lead to front rubs in the back room."



in other news, lila is standing by her very own self these days, but has a little nervous tick. every time she stands, she holds onto her own hand...it's a bit of security for her i think. anyway, it looks like she's doing a not-so-nice symbol. maybe she is, maybe she isn't. i'll give her the benefit of the doubt because from what i've googled, platypus' (or platapye) aren't mean spirited animals.

and layne is a funny dude these days. his new thing is scream-singing, "we're gonna rock this joint!" over and over again while i'm grocery shopping. and garnering all kinds of stares and glares from other mommies. i'm not sure where he got that line because i certainly don't say that... but i might start. it kind of puts a little pep in your step just saying it to yourself.

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7 comments:

  1. aww sooo cute!! i know you'll be surprised since i saw them just last friday, but i miss the lil monsters!! esp since i'll be outta town this weekend =( btw where did he learn that saying??

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  2. That made me laugh out loud!

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  3. they all look so cute...missed the two this past weekend, didn't wanna pass the bug tho'. maybe we'll be chasing lila next time we see her!

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  4. Lila's hand thing is hilarious! Love it!

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  5. "back rubs in the front room lead to front rubs in the back room," totally sounds like a dad statement.

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  6. i've just got to let you know that my kids already have dibs on your kids...so don't be telling your small group folk that "ahhh, maybe our kids will marry one day"...not gonna happen.
    milo will marry lila...and they will make the cutest asian babies ever.

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  7. They look like they've grown 5 inches! What has happened in a month? Sooo cute.

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