Paging Eugene Ionesco

October 7, 2008

Here’s a snippet of the absurdist drama that is life with kids:

6:00 a.m.

Eli: So what else is there?

Julie [mostly asleep]: What?

Eli: What else?

Julie: What else of what?

Eli: There’s excavators, and dumptrucks, and loaders. What else?

Julie [face still smashed into pillow, burrowing deeper into covers]: Cement mixers.

Eli: What else?

Julie: Forklifts.

Eli: Where?

Julie: What?

Eli: Where is the forklift?

Julie: What are we talking about?

Eli: Show it to me.

Julie: What?

Eli: Get up. Read me a book.

Julie [sighing]: Oh, alright.


3 responses to “Paging Eugene Ionesco”

  1. Sutswana says:

    This was absolutely hilarious.
    Maybe now you need to share the bit about Macy. Can you do that w/o offending anyone? Possibly it would lose its humor amid necessary explanations…

  2. admin says:

    I keep thinking the bit about Macy involves too much backstory to make it as instantly entertaining as it could be.

  3. julie says:

    was just looking around this site,and found my name my partners name (eli) and buddy one of three children

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