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Friday, November 13, 2009

An Unfortunate Name

Photoshop is giving me all sorts of issues, or I would be sharing pictures instead.  I went to bed at 1:00 am after trying to edit three pictures for about four hours.  Yes.  I am stupid.  I should have just given up, but I did get a couple of pictures edited.  Sort of.

Sigh.

I think I may need to ask for a new computer for Christmas.

Anyway.  I have this notebook.  And in it are lots of ideas for blog posts.  I have a ton that I haven't gotten around to writing yet.  Mostly because the ideas don't strike me as all that wonderful anymore.  A few would just take way too much time to actually compose, and a few others are just random things the kids have said that I'd like to remember.

So here's a Chloe-ism for this Friday morning in which I am exhausted and got up late and have no pictures to share anyway.

A few months ago my kids got the movie Sinbad.  They watched it a bunch for a while, as they usually do when they get a new DVD.

One night at dinner Chloe said, "Sinbad isn't a good name, is it?.  Because 'sin' and 'bad' are in it!"

Joel countered that it actually was a good name.  Because sin is bad. 

A reminder, so to speak.

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  1. I never thought of it Joels way, but I have shared Chloes sentiments. Too funny!

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  2. Well, Singood just does not have the same ring.

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  3. That is so cute! I love how she associated the two words. I never would have done that as a child.

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  4. Is Sinbad a movie?
    Who knew?
    Way to turn it around Joel!

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  5. Oooh . . . Joel was getting all philosophical on her. :)

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  6. Very funny ... I love the way kids' minds work! And good wisdom from the dad!

    Now, go take a nap!

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  7. Tell Joel, still who would want that for a name even if it is a good reminder.

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  8. Joel is always looking for the good.

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  9. That Joel is quick on the trigger- good response!

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  10. My son would tell me that this is an example of a compound word. Oh, I love the word-nerdery at my house.

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  11. I used to be better at stockpiling post ideas. I should do that again so that at 11 pm each night I don't just end up staring at the screen.

    And I love the Sinbad dissection. Totally something we would do at my house!

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  12. Our family tradition has been to collect our family quotes throughout the year and then compile them (w/ a pict) into our Christmas newsletter. It's easy and always brings lots of laughs.

    Sinbad...sin and bad...never thought if it that way! Clever girl Chloe!

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  13. Wish I were as quick as Joel! And Chloe for that matter!

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