Wednesday, March 25, 2009

A glimpse of Joni

The other day we had a car to drive to church, but it had been parked under a tree for days, so some birds had left some little (okay, BIG) surprises on the windshield. It was pretty much covered. So as we were pulling out, Joni said the usual prayer to ask for safety. It went something like this:

"Heavenly Father, thank you for this day. Thank you we get to use Jonathan's car. And please bless that mommy can see through all the crap....." And then she ended it. It was awesome.

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One morning as I was getting dressed for the day, just after I put on my jeans, Joni says,

"Hey mom, I like your pants."

Me: "Well, thanks."

Joni: "Not really, though. I was just saying that to be nice."

I guess seeing me in the same pair of jeans almost every day for months is starting to bother her. :)

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When we were at the grocery store the other day, she randomly says,

"Hey mom, why are some people brown?"

Me: "Well, Heavenly Father made it so that everyone could be different. Don't you think it would be boring if everyone was exactly the same?"

Joni: "I want to be different then. I don't want to be Joni anymore. I want to be brown."

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Joni: "Mom, you better get lots of toilet paper because I did a loooooong snake poop."

Me: "A snake poop?"

Joni: "Yeah. I think I must have eaten too many noodles."

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Me: "Um, Joni are you eating your foot?"

Joni: (very annoyed) "No, mom! I'm just sucking on my toe!"


Kate said...

Those are hilarious!!!

Megan G said...

Oh that girl is a riot!!!! I bet you'll be glad you recorded all of these things she's said so that you can tease her later (especially around boyfriends).

Lori said...

Those are great. It makes me want to write down more of the things my kids say to me! She is adorable!

Summer's World said...

Just checking in on you and THAT is one funny post! I miss you and hope you're having the time of your life there!

Crookshanks said...

Joni is obviously a genius. And I am not biased.


Trisha Read said...

What a personality! I wonder where she gets that from? Hmmm...
In this case it could go either way, the mom or the dad. She got a double dose:)

Josh and Gloriana said...

love this post!

taylor said...

haha she cracks me up! I love that she says pretty much whatever she's thinking. :)

sstar said...

So funny - only saying it to be nice. :) Here's to wearing the same pair of pants everyday. :) I can't seem to stay the same size long enough to wear any more than one pair. Only have one or two that fit anymore. Who can afford THAT ridiculousness?

We miss you guys tons!

And thanks for the Easter posts - a whole new perspective. Nice.

Love you!