Sunday, November 8, 2009

We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

At dinner last night, Pete begins to tell about something he'd read.

"This Australian fisherman...," he begins.

"An Australian Fishman?" Daughter incredulously asks, imagining, I'm sure a 6' tall half man/half trout.

I'm laughing too hard to be considered a good mother. An Australian Fishman!

I know, I suck.

The existence of the shark Pete talked about is nearly as spectacular as a real, live Fishman.

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Not Afraid to Use It said...

Whew. Thank goodness this post had a much better ending than mine of the same title. Australian Fishman is DEF an article I would read!

Tara R. said...

If we can't laugh with (at) our children who can we laugh at?

Stillie said...

I think that would be a fun byproduct of children: messing with them!

Maggie May said...

i had a HUGE obession with white sharks as a girl. i wanted to be a marine biologist.


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