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Just What The Doctor Ordered

Just What The Doctor Ordered - Mom

“My husband is a doctor and my youngest son thought it would be fun to write a prescription for his mom on a random prescription pad he found on his dad’s desk.  We do not live in the Salty Balls Trailer Park btw.”

(submitted by Georgianna)

In Mom • November 19th, 2015 • Add A Comment »

Kitestar

Kitestar - Photos

“That’s me in the background unsuccessfully trying to get a kite to stay airborn. No, show tunes were not involved and neither were adult beverages. I don’t think my daughter and her friend had a clue, but their faces just round-out the awkwardness here. Photo was taken by a long-time friend who finds it an effective blackmail tool.”

(submitted by Larry)

In Photos • November 19th, 2015 • 4 Comments »
In Photos • November 19th, 2015 • Add A Comment »

Dressed Down

Dressed Down - Kids

“My husband and I were all dressed up and ready to attend the 240th USMC Birthday Ball in Washington, D.C., when our three year old decided he needed to be in EVERY pre-ball picture because he really wanted to go to the ball. Unfortunately, the only suit he had was his birthday suit. Although he did not get to go to the ball, he was so proud to have successfully crashed EVERY. SINGLE. PICTURE.”

(submitted by Nicole)

In Kids • November 19th, 2015 • 2 Comments »

The Thanksgiving Spreadsheet

The Thanksgiving Spreadsheet - Mom

“How my mother plans for Thanksgiving dinner.”

(via source)

In Mom • November 18th, 2015 • 43 Comments »

Glass Blowing

Glass Blowing - Dad

“My father and some buddies at a glass blowers somewhere in NC, ca. late 1960′s.”

(via source)

In Dad • November 18th, 2015 • 2 Comments »

Without A Paddle

Without  A Paddle - Vacation

“The adults insisted that we didn’t need a guide to ride down the Nantahala River. The river is considered to have “class III family-friendly rapids.”However, my family were obviously novices. Most of the journey passed without incident, but we were taking on water – lots of it. The falls were the pinnacle of the trip. Dad bounced out the back of the raft. My stepmom jumped out after him while my sister grabbed me and told me to get ready for the camera. That’s us in the front of the boat. My aunt, uncle and cousins tried to steer the rogue vessel ashore to no avail. Men threw ropes from the edge of the river and I remember seeing a sign that read something about dangerous rapids ahead. More ropes dangled across the river, so you could latch on and save yourself as a last resort. It took the remaining adults and some help from the bank, but they managed to beach the raft and everyone made it to safety. Everyone involved tells different stories about that day with varying levels of intensity. For example, my aunt still insists that we were in no danger because ‘a bunch of nuns could do it.’ I’m not quite sure what that means.”

(submitted by Amanda)

In Vacation • November 18th, 2015 • 2 Comments »
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