"Lyn, Bob and the twins"
"At some point, they looked at one another, realized
that there were two of them and only one of
me. It got so bad, I'd brew up 'Sleepy Time' herb tea, pour
it over ice, serve it
in Spiderman glasses. "It's a new flavor Kool-Aid." Imagine
my guilt as I watched their little heads nod out.
rainy day I stayed home from the office, sick. They
were unusually hyper.
(To twins) "Do you want mommy to teach you a
I actually dragged them out to my car through
the pouring rain, put them in the back seat, "Stay
there and play car wash."
"Oh, Hildy was no help. She let them get
away with murder. I came home one day to find her stretched
out on the floor, motionless.
I feared the worst. Suddenly, they
leaped out, jumped on Hildy, marked her earlobe with a magic marker.
Turns out, they were playing, "Wild Kingdom." Hildy was an elephant
dying of thirst. She had to
be tagged and moved to a waterhole."