It’s Not All Mary Poppins

You know you’re getting older when…

“Hey, lookit what I can do! Gramma, lookit — ” Emily stops, and her face crinkles into a delighted grin. “Hey, Mary, I called you Gramma!!”

Yeah. I heard that. Guess it’s time to touch up my roots…

September 14, 2010 Posted by | Emily, the things they say! | , , , | 6 Comments

Older, but not

“Can you help me with this? Daddy, I need –” Tyler looks up, startled, and gives me the full voltage of his oh-so-engaging grin. “Hey, Mary, I called you DADDY!!!”

Okay. I can admit I’m getting older. It’s the normal course of thing…. normal, necessary, appropriate — it’s just nature. Besides, I’m older AND I’m wiser, too. So, nyah. (Older, wiser AND mature. Can you tell?)

But male?

I. Think. Not.

September 14, 2010 Posted by | the things they say!, Tyler | 1 Comment