Tuesday, April 14, 2009

You'll realize one day the grass is always greener on the other side

Two stories from Easter Sunday:

The first came from Mr M telling me that there's no such thing as the Easter Bunny. No. Instead, humans just dress up in rabbit costumes and go around delivering candy and eggs. After all, it's not like a bunny can make candy. Duh!

When I tried to convince him otherwise, he just kind of rolled his eyes and walked away.

A few minutes later he came back holding the chocolate rabbit that was in his Easter basket. He pointed to the side of the box it came in and said, "If the Easter bunny is real, then why is there nutritional information on the box? Huh?" Then he turned it over and pointed to the bar code, "And this right here proves that someone bought it."

I asked him where he thought all the other candy that was on the counter came from.

"You."

I think the gig is up.

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The second story came from when we were hanging out at the pool. I'm not sure if I mentioned this on here or not, but my ex-wife and her second husband are getting a divorce. Needless to say, they didn't exactly part on good terms, and a lot of her neighbors have heard her version of the circumstances surrounding the end of their time together. They all think he's a jerk. Of course, they're only going on one side of the story (as am I), but they have definitely formed opinions.

So, while we're sitting at the side of the pool, my ex starts talking to one of her neighbor ladies. She introduces me as her ex-husband, and the lady gave me kind of a funny look.

My ex said, "No, he's not that husband. He's the first one. Apparently I like to collect ex-husbands."

I added, "I'm the husband she wishes she'd never left."

7 comments:

steph said...

you have to tell mr. m what my mom told me when i questioned santa at age 5: "he's in your heart."

i think that is an awesome ex-story.

Manuel said...

fun times by he pool...couldn't do it man....just couldn't do it.....

Boxer said...

First, your boy is smart.

Second, sorry about the new-ex, but that's actually a funny story.

Lindsay-Weaver said...

I love that Mr. M knows how to think it through. Too cute!

Your ex isn't very smart to have left you...she had great in-law's. j/k lol

Amber said...

I can't believe he thought of the bar code, what a smart kid!

AnoMALIE said...

Hahaha! Mr. M is a genius!
My sister's now a fan of his after reading the thing about the barcode.
"How old is he? Damn, that kid's awesome!" in her own words.

Bill From Gainesville said...

Smart kid ....