Friday, March 14, 2008

Monkey See, Monkey Do


My friend Deana flew to town yesterday.

The last time she was here was right before The Rooster was born.

"The Rooster can be a little shy sometimes," I warned her.

Deana and I drove to the daycare center to pick up the kids.

When we got there they were all playing outside.

I went in to sign them out and Deana waited on a bench in the kid's play area.

When I came back out Deana was surrounded by a cluster of little girls including Roo.

As I came closer I heard The Rooster say,

"I have monkeys on my butt. Wanna see?"

Then Rooster dropped her pants and showed her big girl undies to a complete stranger.

Clearly, she has no shame.

I can't imagine where she gets that from.

...and now Deana and I are off to Nashville to see Ani DiFranco. We're young, wild and freeeeeeeeeeee.

[At least for tonight.]


41 comments:

Amy said...

Well welcome to Nashville girls!!! It's raining guitars and fiddles here so bring your bumbershoot.

Lisa Milton said...

Enjoy your trip, wild & crazy lady.

(I love Roo's spunk.)

furiousBall said...

I have monkeys on my butt too

radical mama said...

Ahhh! So jealous. Ani is so fantastic in concert.

HW said...

My family and I are leaving for Nashville tomorrow. We're staying at the Opryland Hotel (yippee) and visiting a university my son wants to check out.
Popular place....

Theresa said...

Enjoy your freedom! How exciting.

Anonymous said...

Grandma Seatte is so impressed that Roo is showing how much she appreciates her gift of monkey panties from her Grandma. Grandma Seattle is laughing because she is the one who told Roo that if she wore the monkey pants she would have a monkey butt! I can still hear her laughing. I can still see her picking out the "color of the day" and I can still hear her saying "monkey butt, monkey butt". I miss getting her hugs and kisses!

Catizhere said...

Oh, yeah. She IS shy!

Maggie told her teacher that she wa swearing her day-of-the-week-panties. "Even though they say it's Tuesday, It's really Thursday. Mommy didn't look closely, I'm not wearing the same panties for DAYS"

pianomomsicle said...

So cute! Monkeys on her butt! i love little girls like that:)

Have fun at the show!

-The Shiny Happy Mama- said...

Have fun!!!!!!

super des said...

Jealous!
I love Ani and monkey undies.

Jennifer said...

Ani DeFranco!! Love! Now whether I love her more or monkeys on the butt more, I cannot decide. But, either way, it's good. Enjoy!

Sarcastic Mom (aka Lotus) said...

I will rejoice in the knowledge that your body will be so close to mine.

Have fun! :-)

jakelliesmom said...

Right now, my girl has a monkey on her tummy (courtesy of a Curious George tatoo cleverly hidden by her nana), and she'll show you, and demand that you tell her it's pretty. Since she'll already have her dress up, she'll probably also expect you to remark about her princess panties and tights. I'm working on, "Keep the dress down, Elle."

Mama DB said...

At least she didn't say she was going to Shoot monkeys Out of her butt.

Oh, have fun on your trip. I've seen Ani DiFranco in concert. The girl can put on a show!

Above Average Joe said...

Better her saying "monkeys on her butt" than saying "monkeys flying from my butt".

Have fun.

Magpie said...

So much for shy!bgji

LceeL said...

Oh, she's cute. The post is great. But the comments are hilarious.

Sara Mu said...

I'm envious. Ani is one of my favorites.

nutmeg said...

Can I just say - I've had your cute little but plastered on my blog! (and Rowan has that underwear!)

nutmeg said...

Did I say but? I meant butt.

cce said...

We should all have a pair of very freeing monkey panties to show off!
Have a rockin' good time in Nashvegas.

Rosie said...

That's brilliant! Very funny.

Chicky Chicky Baby said...

Ooh, enjoy your trip. Sounds fab.

Kelley said...

Oooh I want monkey's on my panties too!

All I can think of is that quote from Bruce Almighty 'Anal dwelling butt monkeys'

Bwaaaaaaa haaaaa haaaaaaa

Woman with kids said...

Oh, what fun you'll have!

I call Boy 2 'monkeybutt', but I don't believe he actually has monkeys on his butt. He's obviously missing something.

Jenifer said...

Grandma Seattle gives good gifts and oh the spunk abounds in the land of Joy.

carrie said...

Monkeys are way better than some other things I've seen on my daughter's underpants.

Have fun tonight!

Laura said...

Oh toooooo funny!!!

Enjoy your trip...have a great time!

Fairly Odd Mother said...

She's about as shy as her momma!

Hope you had a great time! Feeling a wee twinge of jealousy over your girl bonding time. Hope it was a blast.

Tanya said...

ROFL, seems she's overcome her shyness.
Enjoy your big girl trip to Nashville, fun!!

Chantelle said...

I am so jealous.
About the concert. Although monkey underpants sound cool too.

Damselfly said...

Shyness, cured? Monkeys on your butt will do that to you....

Have fun!

Candace said...

the last time I saw Ani was with my best friend three months before any child was even a thought in my mind let alone a sperm in my egg.
ROCK ON!!! Enjoy for all of us!
show her the monkeys on your butt if you get a chance!

BookMomma said...

So so jealous you're seeing Ani tonight! I begged for tickets but it just didn't fit in the ole bidget this time. And the Ryman is the perfect venue for her!! Have a wonderful time!

Weekend Bloghopping early tonight! Got a sitter and a hot date with hubs. I think we're going to Costco...

Beck said...

Ah, your poor painfully shy child. Have fun!

creative-type dad said...

LOL!

Frumpy Luv said...

Ani as well - the reasons to love this blog just keep adding up.

Natsthename said...

I'm envious of your Ani trip with your friend! Hope it was a fabulous time!!!

Lotta said...

Have a blast - enjoy the break!

KathyLikesPink said...

Oh, too funny! And those 'super undies' - BIG LOL!!