Saturday, March 9, 2013

Real Conversations with Mom: Watching the Today Show

Mom:  Look what they're doing to that pig!

Me (glancing up from grading):  It's surfing.

Mom:  That's terrible!  That pig does not look happy.

Me:  It's surfing.

Mom:  Does that pig look happy to you?

Me:  I am not an expert on the facial expressions of pigs.

Mom: Wait a minute. [pause]  Wait a minute.  [pause]  I've got to think up some smart ass answer to that...