overheard this weekend

Ruby and I have been reading 101 Dalmatians over and over and over lately and this little rhyme has been stuck in our head...

S&R: With a yip and a yap and a yelp yelp yelp! Fifteen puppies need your help!
(it's catchy...try it!)

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J: OWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!
R: (immediately) It was an accident!
J: Ruby, you just say that so you don't get in trouble.
R: I know, JAMES. BE QUIET!
S&P: (laughing)
R: Stop laughing, Mom and Dad! Sassies!!!

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(talking about baby names in the van after church)
S: Sam? Charlie? Abe? Luke? (all declined)
J: He needs a rock star name...like Spikes or something.
P: (quietly, from the front seat) Would it be wrong to call him Yaweh?*

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S&R: (for the 100th time) With a yip and a yap and a yelp yelp yelp! Fifteen puppies need
J: TO BE SHOT.

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P: I brought him in a little snack tray because all he had for dinner was that plain pasta with chicken at dinner.
S: I know. He's eaten basically that same meal there for the last 4 years, and never complained. He loves Noodles.
S&P: (silent for a moment, I tear up a little)
S: He's so sweet, isn't he? Little buddy.
P: yeah.
P: (a moment later) Of course, he did say he wanted to shoot 15 puppies.**


*He was totally kidding.
**He brought home another hunting book...this time Bowhunting...so that's been on his mind. I gasped when he said, "to be shot!" and asked him if he really wanted to shoot puppies. He said no...well, maybe just in the bum with a nerf gun.

Comments

  1. Sassies! Hahahaha!

    Rock star names vs. Yaweh---hmmm...that's a hard call.

    I love hearing conversations like that, so sweet and innocent (warn any puppies though of upcoming nerf blasts) and funny at the same time.

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  2. Your children are the best!!!!! I love their stories!!!

    Ruby is hilarious! Calling you sassies!

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  3. That is a catchy little phrase. Baby names are so tough. Too bad there isn't some place on this cute little blog of yours that we could all post baby names for you.

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  4. ahh, the fun and frustration in picking the perfect baby name. I tried to name our dog "Spike" but surprisingly my boys wouldn't go for it. I think Spike would be a GREAT baby name! :)

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