Gobble Gobble, Thanksgiving 2013

Shelley and John: Friends, family, sick people, babies, travellers, Ahhhhmen! Happy Thanks Giving. Mwahhhhhhh!! Shelley: What are you thankful for? John: You. Shelley: Awwww. That’s sweet. But really. John: I’m serious. I’m thankful for you and by saying, “You” I mean family. Shelley and John: Cheers. John: What about you? Shelley: You and family of course. John: Cheers. Shelley: Wait. I’m not finished. I’ve got…

What’s Wrong With you?

Day 29Lake Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Lake Simcoe, Ontario Lake Simcoe, Ontario Barrie, Ontario John: (Jiggle. Jiggle. Jiggle. Massage. Massage. Massage. Wiggle. Wiggle. Wiggle) Sigh.  Shelley: You’re kidding. You can’t have the funnies in your legs already. John: I don’t have the funnies. Shelley: Then stop jiggling and wiggling. You’re making me nervous. John: What about…

Please Don’t Make me

Day 15 Evestan, Saskatchewan Lethbridge, Alberta World’s largest Teepee, Alberta, Canada Saskatchewan More Saskatchewan And more Saskatchewan. Holy Mother of God, the prairies are endless… John: Let’s see, today’s distance Lethbridge, (Alberta) to Swift Current, (Saskatchewan) was 390 km’s. John: Let’s see, today’s distance Lethbridge, (Alberta) to Swift Current, (Saskatchewan) was 390 km’s. Shelley: Uh huh. John:…

The List

John: Did you get the special RV toilet paper? Shelley: Yes. John: The Buzz Bombs? Shelley: Yes. John: Pink? Shelley: Yes. John: The replacement reel? Shelley: Yes. John: Milk? Shelley: Yes. John: Sausages? Shelley: Yes. John: Fruit? Shelley: Yes. And the vegetables. We’re done. Let’s go. John: Not yet. We still need a mirror. Shelley: We…

I Hate my Bangs Hate Hate Hate Them

Shelley: My bangs are too short. John: I’ve written down a few ideas for our “Welcome to the Family” speech for Ash and Andrew’s wedding. Shelley: I hate short bangs. John: I wanted to start by telling Ash and Andrew to think about how their wedding guests are so different. Shelley: Hate. Hate. HATE them. John: Different back grounds, beliefs,…

Honey and Hubby Still Married after Installing Kitchen Backsplash

“Installing kitchen tiles shouldn’t take more than an hour. It’s easier than tiling floors.” John: The grout’s not sticking. Shelley: Maybe it’s too dry… I’ll add water…. Now try. John: No. It’s sliding off.  Shelley: Maybe apply a thinner coat? John: That worked. Pass me the tiles.  Shelley and John place the sheet of tiles on the wall, push…

Sportsmanship

Many, many years ago… Grade 4,5, and 6 Report Card for Shelley Orr Evaluation Excellent Good Average Poor Notes Reading, Writing A   Science A Math               A PE, Sportsmanship X Mom and Dad: What does the “X” mean in the Sportsmanship Category? Grade 4,5, and 6, Shelley: Excellent. Mom…