Friday, June 12, 2009

Fun on a Couch

I walked into the living to the serene scene of Grace laying on the couch looking at the birds out the window. She smiled at me as I approached her. I touched her head gently, said hello and asked how she was doing. She brightened up, looked at me, smiled and said proudly, "I'm having a poop."

It's hard to know what to say. I don't think Emily Post covers this in her guide to manners. Here are some ideas.
  • How nice?
  • Do you want some privacy?
  • Ever thought of using the toilet?
  • Doesn't smell too bad.....yet.
  • Thanks for keeping me informed.
Witnessing this, Mandy wondered out loud if it was possible to even do that comfortably while laying on your side. I'd have to agree.

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