Just a quick update:
As we were settling in to play some post-breakfast Webkinz online, The ACN got a call from The Monkey. The Monkey had purchased a present for her, so we had to go over right away.
The ACN refused to put on shoes, instead opting for her furry pink princess slippers.
I think we’ve all been there.
When we arrived at The Monkey’s grandparents’ house, we ended up next to the computer so that The Monkey could play us music on YouTube.
There was lots of Rhianna, Fergie and even a Carrie Underwood song. I think it was “Don’t Forget to Remember To Let Jesus Take The Wheel.”
The ACN’s favourite song was Fergie’s “Big Girls Don’t Cry.”
They may not, but sometimes Big Uncs are tempted to.
The Monkey also decided that she wanted to play the “karaoke versions” of some of the songs so that she could do the singing instead of the original performer. The ACN supported this and sang along. That was VERY cute.
Eventually I convinced them to let me pick a song. I picked “Bastards of Young.”
The Monkey: But, it has a bad word in the name.
Me: Yep. I like bad words.
The Monkey: Why?
Me: Because they are cool.
The Monkey: They are NOT.
Me: Did you know that this song is twenty years old?
The Monkey: And that’s why it sucks.
We are back at my place now, all three of us. Well, four now. We brought The Monkey’s “Build-a-bear” bear. Her name is Vanessa.
Vanessa owns more clothing than I do. I am not kidding. And we brought it all over with us.
Vanessa owns a pair of Skechers. Pink panties with a hole for her tail. Vanessa owns a Toronto Maple Leafs hockey jersey. (Booo!) Vanessa owns little pink movie star sunglasses. Vanessa owns a pink leather purse. “Every girl HAS to have a purse, Peter.”
And, apparently, she owns a pink camouflage two piece bikini.
I am SO glad that I didn’t wear mine today.[HAHA! The Monkey JUST walked up to me holding a pair of white men’s bikini briefs. “Peter… my mom put my dad’s underwear in with Vanessa’s clothes!”]
The goofs are currently watching “Hannah Montana” (which The Monkey says with a southern accent for some reason) and turning the living room into “Vanessa’s bedroom.”
And now I’m being summoned to check out their progress.