Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Can I tell you why

I love my kids? We had a bit of a financial blow this week and tonight I decided that our planned beach vacation, just could not happen. I called the people that own the condo, and hopefully they will refund our deposit. I am sick about it. You have no idea how badly I need a trip. If I am within any radius of my home and/or desk, I am working and I need a b.r.e.a.k. But back to why I love my kids. I told each one of them separately that the trip was off and each one of them blew my mind. They all told me that it was fine, they understood and we can still do fun things here locally. S2 told me about a park that he and his friends discovered last summer. He said it is beautiful, has a lake with a waterfall, and he would like to go there and rent the little water bikes they have. S3 said we could go on some of the bike trails in a nearby town (that is known for their bike trails along a winding river--though I don't own a bike so that part might be a little tricky) and S1 said, it was fine, he would just come home and let me cook for him and do his laundry (there is one in every family.) So, I am sitting here having a pity party for myself. I started a new medication this week that is causing me to have VIVID dreams/nightmares so I haven't slept, got nailed for a $737 car fix that wasn't on the radar and basically feel like shit. So dear bloggy people, send me funny links or tell me a raunchy joke...I need a laugh (and a vacation, though we covered that topic already.)


Anonymous said...

My dear OHN, being that you are a medical girl, I bring you a medical joke. You've probably heard this one before....

A beautiful, voluptuous woman goes to a gynecologist. The doctor takes one look at this woman and all his professionalism goes out the window. Right away he tells her to undress. After she has disrobed he begins to stroke her thigh. As he does this he says to the woman, "Do you know what I'm doing?"
"Yes," she says, "you're checking for any abrasions or dermatological abnormalities."
"That's right," says the doctor. He then begins to fondle her breasts. "Do you know what I'm doing now?" he asks.
"Yes," the woman says, "you're checking for any lumps of breast cancer."
"That's right," replies the doctor. He then begins to have sexual intercourse with the woman.
He says to her, "Do you know what I'm doing now?"
"Yes," she says. "You're getting herpes."

preppyplayer said...

Still laughing from She's a rebel's joke!
We are also having a "staycation" this summer and so, apparently, is a lot of folks.
I too, was feeling sorry for... well, me!
But, I built a bridge and got over it!
I wish I had a funny joke though.

Tina said...

I'm going to go make a post right now on my blog just for you. It's too long to leave in the comments so you'll have to just come and visit my blog to see it.

Sitting In Silence said...

Awwwwwwwww OHN..I'm sorry to hear about your car....I just hate when things pop up, when you least expect it. My PC has done the same, plus my stupid car joined in on the act....and that was all on the same day...

More then a pay week packet later and life is back on track....

Shits me !

d e v a n said...

I'm sorry to hear that you had to give up your vacation! I'm so glad that your kids took it well. :)

Guzzo said...

Sorry about your plans being ruined. At least your kids took it well.

I started a new medication this week that is causing me to have VIVID dreams/nightmares so I haven't slept,Trying to quit smoking, huh? I hope you succeed.

Deathstar said...

Oh, I am so sorry, OHN. If I had jewels, I would sell one to send you on a spa vacation. So I won't tell you about my friends who are planning to go to Europe and are renovating their million dollar penthouse, okay? Your kids are great and will help you to unwind a little bit. As a matter of fact, you tell them for me that they should pool their resources and sent their mummy on a trip to the local spa for a facial.

hope548 said...

I'm really sorry to hear that, but happy that your sons were all so sweet about it. I hope you do get to have lots of local fun. I am horrible at telling jokes, so if I tried to pass one on, there's no way you'd laugh. Maybe instead I can entice you to laugh with the image of my husband and I dancing and singing "Holla-back Girl" to our 8 month old son in the living room. He laughed.

Athena said...

A heartwarming story for you (although the story about your sons is heartwarming enough):

In 1986, Peter Davies was on holiday in Kenya after graduating from Northwestern University ..

On a hike through the bush, he came across a young bull elephant standing with one leg raised in the air.

The elephant seemed distressed, so Peter approached it very carefully.

He got down on one knee, inspected the elephants foot, and found a large piece of wood deeply embedded in it.

As carefully and as gently as he could, Peter worked the wood out with his knife, after which the elephant gingerly put down its foot.

The elephant turned to face the man, and with a rather curious look on its face, stared at him for several tense moments.

Peter stood frozen, thinking of nothing else but being trampled.

Eventually the elephant trumpeted loudly, turned, and walked away.

Peter never forgot that elephant or the events of that day.

Twenty years later, Peter was walking through the Chicago Zoo with his teenage son. As they approached the elephant enclosure, one of the creatures turned and
walked over to near where Peter and his son Cameron were standing.

The large bull elephant stared at Peter, lifted its front foot off the ground, then put it down.

The elephant did that several times then trumpeted loudly, all the while staring at the man.

Remembering the encounter in 1986, Peter could not help wondering if this was the same elephant.

Peter summoned up his courage, climbed over the railing, and made his way into the enclosure.

He walked right up to the elephant and stared back in wonder.

The elephant trumpeted again, wrapped its trunk around one of Peter legs and slammed him against the railing, killing him instantly.

Probably wasn't the same fucking elephant.

Ina in Alaska said...

There is a video showing day old baby moose and their mama on my blog today that may cheer you up.

Sounds like your stay-cation will be fun, though. I like your sons' ideas about the park and the bike ride. You could borrow or rent a bicycle. xoxo

eden said...

Oh, OHN!!! How lovely are your boys. They get that from there MAMA.

Check this out:

Also, here's a joke:

A brunette, redhead, and a blonde all got in the elevator at work during lunchtime. There was a big wet stain on the wall.

The redhead said: "That looks like cum!"

The brunette sniffed it: "It smells like cum!"

The blonde went up, licked it, thought for a moment and said, "It IS cum .. but it's from no-one in this building."

(Apologies to any blondes I may offend)


Dodi said...

I SO HATE CAR REPAIRS! Could there be any more annoying way to have to spend your money??

I'm so sorry!

Michele said...

Too bad about the vacation falling through. I know how much you must have been looking forward to 'going away'.
Those new meds? YUCK! I was on something that did that once, and the dreams were all vivid and BAD. I called my parents home in the middle of the night a few times after dreaming something aweful had happened to them. It was so bad I just stopped taking them.