If you’ve been reading me for a while, you know my son is the sentimental sensitive one and my daughter has the snark of Chelsea Handler, the attitude of an 80’s valley girl, and the comic timing of Conan O’Brien. She would also sell you down the river for tickets to a Katy Perry concert … maybe even a Kit Kat bar.
(It’s funny how kids can be so different from each other and still so clearly like their parents.)
Anyhoo, the other night my witty daughter and I were discussing what we will name our new kitty. (Which we haven’t found yet.) The conversation actually started because Ry was interested in what she should name her daughter when she has one.
Ry: “ Mom should I name my daughter Diamond, Texas, or Sapphire?”
Me: (Well, I guess I’ll be adding a stripper pole to that kid’s layette) You know those are way better names for a kitten?
Ry: Noooo, I was thinking we would name our kitten something cute, like Snowball or maybe Mr. Something.
Me: Ooh, I like that — we could name it after a famous Mister like, Mr. Burns, or Mr. Magoo.
Ry: I was thinking more like Mr. Nubs
Me: Really Mr. nubs? That makes him sound like a creepy cat amputee. Continue reading