12.27.2009

an actual conversation i had with my mom on tuesday night

Lest you think my mother encouraged me as a child to be the way I am:

Mom: Who is this singing? Bing Crosby? I don't like him, he's a weirdo.

Me: WHAT? I love Bing Crosby. I think he's sweet.

Mom: I don't know, all those old actor men are creepy. They just seem like weirdos. Wasn't there a dancer named Jack or something?

Me: Jack? I... don't know who you're talking about?

Mom: Jack.... Jack.... Fred! Fred Astaire. He's a weirdo too.

Me: Um, what? I love Fred Astaire. You know this about me.

Mom: You do? Well I think he's weird and gross. Though I guess I don't really know anything about him.

Me: Have you MET ME? I know everything about him. YOU KNOW THIS ABOUT ME! Next you're going to tell me you don't like Gene Kelly.

Mom: Oh yeah! I forgot about Gene Kelly. Yuck.

15 comments:

  1. That definitely sounds like your mom ;-)

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  2. this is so funny! especially since we just watched White Christmas this weekend!

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  3. OMG! you came from her? LOL

    that's too funny.

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  4. Haha!
    (That so could be me and my mom... so scary! :))

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  5. this is so funny to me! love it.

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  6. Oh your Mama! I have to respectively disagree with her ;) You two are too cute.

    Nell

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  7. Oh how I love Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly and Bing Crosby! And how your mother sounds like mine :).

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  8. Ahh, tragic! How can she not have a huge gigantic crush on gene kelly like a normal person???

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  9. How did I ever miss this post?

    this makes me think we are related somehow.


    My first two crushes were Danny Kaye and Gene Kelly <3


    --S.S.

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