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playing dress-up

I posted this over at Raising Hell yesterday, but I thought I would dump it in here too, just to break up my posts about my tin foil hat theories.

Consider this today's Halloween post:

We went shopping for Halloween costumes today.

Me: Oh look, Natalie, Teletubbie costumes!
Natalie (who is almost 13): Mom!
Me: What about Bob the Builder?
Natalie: Mooooom!
Me: Fairy princess?
Natalie: I don't know you.

We look around a bit more and Natalie decides on wearing a black t-shirt that has a candy corn on it and says "sweet," black and orange striped stockings and a black skirt that used to be mine. I used to be thin. Sigh. She picks up orange hair spray and her outfit is complete.

Me: Now, what about you, DJ?
DJ: I don't know.
Me: Baseball player?
DJ: I've been a baseball player the last three years.
Me: Ninja?
DJ: No.
Me: Yu-Gi-Oh?
DJ: No.
Silence. Long pause while we look around.
DJ: Can I be Christina Aguilera?
Me: Umm....no.
DJ: You were going to let me be Britney Spears like two years ago.
Me: Thankfully you changed your mind.
DJ: Why can't I be Christina?
Me: Because she's a slut.
DJ: What's a slut?
Me: (stammer...stammer)
Natalie: A slut is a dirty girl who sells herself for money.
DJ: Like those girls we saw in the city last year?
Natalie: Yup.
Long silence. More looking.
DJ: Ok. I know what I want to be.
Me: What?
DJ: A hooker!!
Me: A baseball player.
Natalie: A baseball player in a dress?
DJ: Oh! Mike Piazza!

Sigh. Again.

Comments

Hence your reaction to that dream about me and DJ going to a Cher concert. It all makes sense now... Well, I used to be skinny too, lemme know if he wants any of my old glam clothes. :D

A little cross-dressing is good right?

Best laugh I've had all day.

Michele..........stop! My tummy hurts enough from the surgery! I can't take much more........

Bwah ha ha ha!

I'm so sorry.

But laughing. A lot.

What Kim said. Great post, Michele.

Oh. My. God. I'd be laughing this hard even if I hadn't downed half a glass of port by now.

That was the funniest thing I've read all day! Thank you for making me smile!

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