Sunday, October 16, 2011

I'm Lying Right Now

Precocious Daughter is trying to get me off the computer. She wants to bathe the Darling Dog, I want to write a blog post. Except I can't come up with a topic.

Monkey art is right out.
So I'm sitting here, staring at the computer and willing it to come up with something brilliant, as if it were HAL 9000 with a creative side. And PDaughter is whining at me to help her wash the dog. And asking me who HAL 9000 is. I don't think she's ready for that yet.

Although it does give me an excuse to post another monkey picture!
Here's the conversation we've been having:

PD: You don't have to post every day.
Me (aghast): Yes, I do!
PD: What if you're on vacation?
Me: But I'm not on vacation.
PD: Well, you could lie.

My own child is telling me to lie to my three faithful readers just so I'll get off the computer and give DDog a bath. Zut alors!

Literal translation:
"Thank God it's not another damn monkey picture."
Well, I am not going to be bullied by an 11-year-old, which is probably the biggest accomplishment I'll be able to claim today. I will do a blog post, I will not lie to my audience and say I'm on vacation, and furthermore, the dog can stay dirty and stinky. So there!

Also, PDaughter's friend who lives across the street just called and invited her over, so she's out of here. But the moral victory is mine!

Here's your post - brand-new, original, and unrecycled. Because I am devoted to you people.

P.S. When I do go on vacation, it's going to be a solid week of monkey pictures. Just putting that out there.

1 comment:

  1. I would be highly disappointed if you went on vacation and DIDN'T schedule a week's worth of awesome monkey pictures...


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