Monday, January 11, 2010

Soiling the wound . . . (the joys of parenting and law school continue)

First of all, I have to give my lovely wife credit for the above title, as she says (after reminding me how she once yelled "eat nanas!" as toddler), "this is [her] area" (and first joke).

Second, I want to thank my concerned mother-in-law for jinxing me. Earlier today in an email, she kindly wished me the good fortune that our daughter wouldn't throw up on me today. For the record, she hasn't, but I think this makes like three out of the past four nights that she has either unloaded the kitchen sink or trash can all over Yours Truly (twice on the same shirt! [it had been washed prior to tonight . . . maybe I shouldn't wear it for a while]).

Finally, I'm still awaiting 3/5 of my law school grades which I naively thought would "magically" show up today, seeing as it's the "deadline" for professors to turn in fall grades (it's like waiting for the LSAT all over again!). Someone stop the madness! Ah well, I guess these are the woes of a first-year law student.

Anyway, with a particularly aromatic weekend and fresh start to a new semester, the only thing that still seems stale are my non-existent grades.

Oh, brave new world!

WARNING, THE IMAGE BELOW MAY SHOCK AND OR MAKE YOU WANT TO GAG.



(I warned you.)

9 comments:

Pam said...

I'm sorry I jinxed you, Daniel! It's funny how Maria looks down-right proud of her accomplishment!! Aaahh, the joys of parenting, for sure! :)

Christy said...

Yes, Maria has been humbling us these past couple of days. I am so grateful that I have such a kind husband that doesn't get mad at her and instead finds humor in all of this. I think that the poo smell will be ingrained in our memories forever.

Steph said...

HAHAHA I love that Maria is totally smiling in that picture. "Look what I did, Dad!"

Fletch said...

You haven't lived until one of your kids pukes in your mouth. Yep. And somehow I kept it down...

Cougar Abogado said...

"Kept it down" meaning? . . .

CCF & JRF said...

You thought they would actually turn them in on time!?!?!? If they don't have tenure they might. You never know when those grades are going to come. It is so agonizing, but I guess you can just take solace in being a vomit receptacle. :)

Cougar Abogado said...

Yes, very consoling, CCF . . .

Kimberly Harrison said...

Hahahahahha, you can't help but laugh at the look of pride she has on her face! The look of, That's right...that JUST happened!

Cougar Abogado said...

Yes, Maria's quite gifted at making others smile because of what she's done/does to me.