things that made me laugh (inside, not out loud as so not to dampen her
On the way to drop off toys for the Toys-For-Tots we got Manda to say things
like Ho-Ho-Ho and Merry Christmas! This was fun and cute until after making
our donation I started to drive away and she yelled out, "Bye-Bye
Singing is her favorite new hobby and what better song than the ABCs? Well,
imagine our surprise when she belted out, "...L,M,YELLOW-PEE..." Yeah, we'll
have to work on that.
Watching the Lions game on Sunday she was shocked, and not because the Lions
were actually ahead for a little while. No, she exclaimed, "Oh! They fell
down!" Then, upon watching the next play, "Oh! They fell down again!!!" I
told her they would be falling down a lot.
Last (though it actually happened first), but not least was one that brought
tears to my eyes. She had been asleep for a couple of hours on Friday night
when she woke up crying. She whimpered a bit and then whined, "No pokes",
in the saddest voice you have ever heard. Usually we yell, "Yay! No Pokes!"
in a cheer. This was a plea. Our poor girl has been through so much in her
very short life. I am hoping in the next month or so they will finally use
the R word. (No, not recession.) REMISSION.