by Marinka on October 27, 2012

What are you and the kids doing this weekend?

I’m going away. The kids are staying home with Husbandrinka.

Away? You? Without the children?


Oh my goodness. How can you be telling me this right before I go to bed?!

A. Because you asked. And B. It’s 7:30 now.

Where are you going?

Upstate with some friends.

Some friends? What friends?

Stacy, Karen and Kelcey.

I don’t know those names. The friends from school?

Mama, you know I’m 45 years old, right? I’ve been out of school for a while.

So now everyone you meet is friend. You are very friendly in your old age.

You’re older than I am.

Of course I’m older than you are. I am Mama. Have you gone crazy?

OMG, Mama. I’ll be back on Sunday. It’s not a big deal.

Will there be the men there too?

No. Just the women.

Oh, god.

“Oh, god” because there are no men there? Really? Would it be better if there were men?

I don’t even know. Both are not very good.

You make a strong point.

There will be hurricane.

On Monday.

Maybe before.

I don’t think so.

Ok, don’t eat too much.


Why do you want to go?

To have fun with my friends.

I don’t understand these “friends”.

Why are you italicizing friends.

I don’t know them. Were they at your wedding?

No. But only because I didn’t know them.

Today is your marriage anniversary.

I know that.

Why are you leaving your family the weekend of your anniversary?

Again, to have fun.

Why obsession with fun. There’s more to life than fun.

* * *

Have a nice weekend!

Here are some other things I wrote this week:

Tragedy in NYC about the horrific stabbings in Manhattan on Thursday.

3 Language Pet Peeves I Don’t Let My Kids Get Away With Because I’m THAT fun mom.

6 Things That Make Me Think They Can’t Be My Kids I like my steak well done. They like theirs twitching.

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KG October 27, 2012 at 8:40 am

I meant to tell you, Aviva and Reid are coming tonight. You won’t even notice he’s here.


October 27, 2012 at 9:25 am

Have fun – the good kind, not the bad kind.


anna see October 27, 2012 at 11:34 am

Have fun with your so-called “friends” !!!


October 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm

I feel like you have something against brunettes. Just saying.


dusty earth mother October 28, 2012 at 9:53 am

I don’t think there’s a redhead in there. How can it be “fun” without one?


Alexandra October 28, 2012 at 12:32 pm

Came by to say take care.

Been following Hurricane Sandy: be safe.



October 28, 2012 at 5:35 pm

Lol. My favorite is that there is more to life than fun. You should have told her you to need to have all the fun you can there’s a hurricane coming.


the mama bird diaries
October 28, 2012 at 8:57 pm

The whole time we were together I knew mama didn’t approve.


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