It’s time for Ketchup With Us. Held on the 1st & 15th of every month, the link-up gives you TWO ways to play: (A) Set a timer for 10 minutes and write about whatever enters your head OR (B) Link up an old post. Mel and I are easy that way. For this link-up, I’m choosing A, the brain drain method.
Easter is just around the corner. As in this week. As in six days. As in who knows how many hours? I’m losing time just trying to calculate it right now.
And, speaking of time, where the heck has it all gone?!!? How did my kids get to be 14 and 11? I can still remember the Easter Bunny bringing Big Boy and Big Girl underwear back in the day. I’m pretty sure they were Blue’s Clues and Dora the Explorer. My kids would DIE if they knew I just wrote that. But they’re my babies. They’ll always be my babies. And I’ve already warned them both that I’ll still be calling them that when they’re fifty… and sixty … and even seventy.
“No, you won’t, Mom,” corrected my son.
“Oh, yes, I will, Dean,” I promised.
“No, you won’t,” he smiled. “Because when I’m seventy, you’ll be dead.”
My sentimental boy.
Maybe he’ll get it when he’s a dad. He’s going to be a great one. Sweet, kindhearted, calm. I don’t know where he gets that “calm” from. And my daughter is a natural. She’s clearly got a special place in her heart for tiny people. A special way even. And they seem to love her even more in return. She’s like the Pied Piper.
I love those kids more than anything in the world. Happy Easter, guys. Have I not embarrassed you enough yet? Then how about I include two of my favorite pictures from Easters past?
Yeah. That should do it.
Our esteemed Ketchup With Us Featured Writer from last time is …
Lady Goo Goo Gaga
BEHIND THE KETCHUP
Click here to read how this foolishness all began.
KEEP TRACK OF OUR STUPIDITY
SPREAD THE WORD & POST OUR BUTTON … please!
FINALLY … THE LINK-UP!
WE give you a picture to inspire you to KetchupWithUs.
All YOU need to do is link something up.
And, for the love of Henry, TELL YOUR FRIENDS!
Why post of a picture of the Gorton’s Fisherman? Well, I have been eating a lot of fish lately. It being Lent and all. And, seriously, what’s goes better with fish sticks than Ketchup? Am I right?
Oh, and please excuse my butt cut. You’d be surprised how difficult it is to manage a decent hairstyle when dressed as a Ketchup bottle.
Wait. Why are you still reading this? Shouldn’t you be writing … or finding the perfect post to link up? And, gosh, look at me just blathering on when you have work to do. Go. Go now and do your thing!
These pictures are crazy adorable!!
Oh my goodness! Crazy cute!
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Super adorable pictures! Your son’s pouty face is quite honestly the cutest thing I’ve ever seen.
Thanks. I’m thinking newspaper engagement announcement in his future. His bride-to-be won’t mind, right?
Ha! What about for a high school graduation announcement?!