Sunday, November 29, 2009

What She Really Means

When Chloë says:
  • "I want Eggo on TD."
She actually means:

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Sign Reading

While driving by this place:
  • Aiden (7): *Whispering* Mom, that place has naked girls...
  • Sarah: What? How do you know?
  • Aiden: The sign says: 'Icehouse Bare n Girls'...
  • Sarah: Read it again. 'Icehouse Bar and Grill'.

Saturday, November 21, 2009


Chloë patted my stomach while I layed on the couch:
  • Chloë: Awww, pillow!
  • Robert: Wait. What?

Friday, November 20, 2009

Oh, No!

Upon learning that Sarah was gone after Chloë slept late:
  • Chloë (2): Where's Mommy?
  • Robert: She went to work.
  • Chloë: OH-NOOOOO!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009


  • Aiden (7): Is that a non-fiction book?
  • Robert: Yeah. you even know what non-fiction means?
  • Aiden: It means you don't have to use your imagination.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009


We drove by an El Camino the other day and Aiden remarked:
  • "Whoa! That's like a car-slash-truck!"

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Viking Job Description

  • Aiden (7): So, the Vikings are from Minnesota?
  • Robert: The NFL Football Vikings are.
  • Aiden: But real Vikings are from Norway.
  • Robert: Basically.
  • Aiden: Real Vikings steal things. That's their job.

(I hope there's not such a thing as the "Norsepersons' Anti-Defamation League" or something!)

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Rump Shaker

Maybe Chloë got her hands on a copy of "Rump Shaker" by Wreckx-N-Effect? You have to wonder when she points her finger at you and says:
  • "Shake your booty, Daddy. Shake your booty!"

Friday, November 13, 2009

Tinkle, Tinkle Dinosaur

What song do you think this is that Chloë (2) is singing? (Hint: it's only the first two verses).

Tinkle, tinkle yaddle sore
Uppa, dumma dinosaur

Monday, November 9, 2009

I'm Sorry, Robot.

Chloë (2), after ripping the head off of a robot:
  • "So sorry! I wheely sorry! Wheely sorry, robot!" *insert hugs and kisses*

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Belated Halloween

Darth Aiden and Chloë Cat.

Chloë and her Papa.

The funniest thing about watching the kids Trick-or-Treat was the careful way they took steps due to the lack of peripheral vision via the costumes.

Monday, November 2, 2009

I Love Remote

Chloë (2), holding a TV remote control and looking very affectionately at it:
  • "I love you! I love youuuuu!"

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Halloween Quotes

Watching Edward Scissorhands:
  • Aiden (7): He's an artist at cutting.

Before Trick-or-Treating:

  • Robert: Chloë's being very disobedient right now.
  • Aiden: I'm not.
  • Robert: I know, thank you for that.
  • Aiden: I used to be.
  • Robert: Yes, you're very reformed. (My nerdy shout-out to Reformation Day!)

Getting (cheap, thin, not warm) Darth Vader costume on:

  • Sarah: Are you going to be warm enough tonight in that?
  • Aiden: Yeah.
  • Sarah: Are you even wearing underwear under that?
  • Aiden: ...
  • Sarah: You are wearing underwear, right?

Chloë, in her tiger costume:

  • Sarah: Ok Chloë. Say 'Rawrrrr!'
  • Chloë (2): *holds tail and wags it around* Me-me-meowww!

At the doors:

  • Chloë: Triggortea!
  • Candy-giver: Here you go.
  • Chloë: Kankyou!

Cursory investigation of the take:

  • Aiden: *Eyes get huge, looks up at Dad* Dude! King-Size Butterfingers!
  • Robert: Or as I like to call it: The 'filet mignon' of Trick-or-Treat candies.
  • Aiden: What's filet min-yawn?
  • Robert: It's the Butterfinger of steaks.
  • Aiden: ...