Things Only My Family Would Understand — #MFRWauthor Week 10

It’s been a while since my last post. I had every intention of keeping up with this year’s blog challenge and other things, too, but I just spent 2 1/2 months with my daughter and grandkids while my son-in-law was out of the country working, and the weeks just got away from me. I’m not sure why they did. My daughter works. My grandkids go to school. I was at home alone most of every day during the week, and yet I somehow couldn’t manage to get my act together.

But I’m home now, and although I do have to work on training Colonel Brandon, the puppy my family gave me for Christmas, I think I might actually be able to get my act together now.

Of course, I would choose to come back on a week when the prompt (Things Only My Family Would Understand) requires some thought. And I would wait until late Thursday afternoon to start working on my blog post, but I’ll give it a go.

Some of the things only my family would understand:

straw 01 unsplash#1.  Why I say “strawl” instead of “straw” when referring to one of those things you drink through.

#2.  Why my daughters and I feel such a connection to the movie Mermaids.

#3. Why I celebrate February 13th every year.

#4.  The day the music died for me.

#5. Walking on the ceiling with Granddaddy.

#6. Why I place my “Noel” cups on the shelf backward every Christmas.

Dalmation 01 Unsplash#7. What it means when one of us says, “There is something wrong with your bowels.”

#8. “Thwilight bark.”

I know it’s a cryptic list, and I could explain them all to you…but they they’d no longer be things only my family would understand.

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