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forty five

I’ll be forty five tomorrow … 45! It seems like such a high number. I never envisioned myself being this old. I had a clearer idea of what I thought my life would be like at 30. Beyond that, I never really thought about it. Having 2 kindergarteners at 45 was definitely not something I foresaw.

I don’t feel 40-something. I look at this photograph and see a chunkier version of the 20-something me. My hair has gotten more grey in parts. I keep thinking I should colour it but the thought of investing an hour of my time making small talk to a hairdresser more than once every 6-12 months just doesn’t excite me. I asked Mike to take this photo before going to get my hair cut. I’m half-smirking because Mike was trying to make me laugh. I hate and love it when he does that. I’m sporting my wash and wear look … my everyday, do nothing after I shower hair. I’ve always been lazy like that.

There’s more to me than greying, disheveled hair, of course, but I thought I’d let my boys tell you through this cute questionnaire I found on this awesome photo journal blog.

Connor is 5 1/2 and Cameron is 4.

1. What is something mom always says to you?
Connor: Good morning
Cameron: I don’t know … Lightbulb?

2. What makes mom happy?
Connor: Eating your food
Cameron: Good listeners

3. What makes mom sad?
Connor: When you do something you’re not supposed to do
Cameron: I don’t know

4. How does your mom make you laugh?
Connor: You know, my teacher laughs when we do the same thing
Cameron: Saying funny words

5. What was your mom like as a child?
Connor: I don’t know
Cameron: I don’t know

6. How old is your mom?
Connor: 10
Cameron: 55

7. How tall is your mom?
Connor: 10
Cameron: 10

8. What is her favorite thing to do?
Connor: iPad
Cameron: Laughing

9. What does your mom do when you’re not around?
Connor: Cry
Cameron: Follow us

10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for?
Connor: Swinging on a vine
Cameron: Crawling on a log

11. What is your mom really good at?
Connor: Going to the apps on your iPad
Cameron: Doing stuff in your village (on the iPad)

12. What is your mom not very good at?
Connor: Climbing on the ceiling
Cameron: Doing the penguin thing on the iPad

13. What does your mom do for her job?
Connor: Shop
Cameron: Go to lots of places … down there, here and outside.

14. What is your mom’s favorite food?
Connor: I don’t know
Cameron: Soup

15. What makes you proud of your mom?
Connor: Pee on the potty
Cameron: Because I love hugging you

16. If your mom were a cartoon character, who would she be?
Connor: Sir Topham Hatt
Cameron: I think a boy

17. What do you and your mom do together?
Connor: To see if there are more flowers on your flower plant.
Cameron: Sometimes I come over to do your village on the iPad. Sometimes you let Connor and I do coins.

18. How are you and your mom the same?
Connor: We have hair
Cameron: My sock matches your sock

19. How are you and your mom different?
Connor: Your hair covers your ears and my hair doesn’t
Cameron: I have brown hair. You have black hair.

20. How do you know your mom loves you?
Connor: Because you hug me
Cameron: Because I love you

21. Where is your mom’s favorite place to go?
Connor: To work
Cameron: To the mall!


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One Comment

  1. Jason says:

    LOL, awesome. Love their answers! Oh, and Happy Birthday!