Thanks to Jo at Chocolate and Other Things, Yummy! For hosting Fun Monday this week. Her topic is: For this week’s Fun Monday, tell me something fun about your mother and/or her mother. What fun, weird, laughable memories do you have of your Mom or your Grandma?
My mom (and dad for that matter) are a lot of fun. They both kind of thought their parents were a little dry sense of humor wise, so they really have always yukked it up, dinner table and all. More than once, more than 10 times, really, someone has gone sprinting from the dinner table with iced tea shooting out of their nose. It’s really that funny. You guard when you take a big drink to make sure no one’s telling a story. Lest you have to take the spit it out before you snort it out run to the sink.
One of the best and simple things my mom does fun wise (and I fully intend to pass down to my own girl), is to ‘play the paper towel tube’ –a kind of jazzy, N’awlins style ‘do do do do’ing’ through the tube, complete with a slide trombone at the end. I’m not sure why she started this, but to this day if the last of the roll of paper towels is used, she toots her horn.
And that’s just one of the many reasons I love her!