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Snippets: Old Age Edition

ME: Oh no. Not possible. JIM: What? ME: When I started working at the newspaper, I was in the bureau office, and we had these two secretaries who answered the phone and took down messages on actual paper because well shut up, okay? JIM: Okay. ME: And one of those secretaries, a very nice lady named Connie, was pregnant. And she had a baby. JIM: Okay. ME: The baby just got her driver's license. JIM: *chortles* ME: Shut up! You may be used to being old, but I'm struggling with it! JIM: I'm ooooold. ME: Yes, I know, but I thought I was young until five minutes ago! ******* BOY: What are you doing? ME: Baking cookies. Chocolate chip. BOY: What for? ME: Scouts. BOY: Um. ME: What? We're all supposed to bring something. BOY: Everybody always just brings storebought stuff. ME: Ha. When have you ever known me to bring storebought anything when I can bake? (Note: First attempt at cookies using the new stand mixer was a success.) ******* ME: Honey! JCP