Tuesday, April 5, 2011

giving things up for lint

"Did you ask your friend what he might like for his birthday?" I ask Twin A. as he munches a bagel after soccer practice.

"Yes. I think he'd really like some new football cards." He says.

"Doesn't he have a pretty big collection already?"

"Well, yeah. But he said he had to give them up for lint."


Sarah said...


Anonymous said...

This is the best Lent post I've read all season! I can just imagine what Twin A must be seeing in his little mind - his friend handing over those cards and receiving a ball of dryer lint instead. How funny!

Llama Momma said...

A. really did think his friend traded a pile of cards for a ball of lint. When I explained what lent was, he said, "ohhhhhh! That makes sense!"

I haven't done a great job educating my boys on the religious calendar...obviously! :-p

megs @ whadusay said...

that is so funny!!!

ChosenRebel said...

Too funny!

Sue Awes said...

This is hysterical! First time visitor -I am distressed to see that your weekly blogging came at a different season in your life. I'm late to the party - but will have to do more digging to find these nuggets of lint and nachos!

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