Florida: Day 4 and leaving.
I thought I would wrap this one up with some funny things that were said or seen over the weekend. But first I would like to give a big shout out WHAT THE HELL to the two women who just sat behind me in the Jet Blue terminal at PBI. I am an hour early for my flight because I love airports my brother’s flight was earlier and I am literally one of 4 people at the gate. These two blabbermouths had to sit in the seats directly behind me and yack away…
in a foreign language. SERIOUSLY!
Ok, so here are some of the funnier things from the weekend:
My Aunt: My mother told me that she loved my father more after he was dead.
My Cousin: While playing a game with all the grandmothers when they were still with us (this was the generation of my grandmother) in response to body parts that come in pairs my Aunt’s mother (from above) responded, “Penis” This could explain why she stayed with her husband for so many years, even if she loved him more after he was dead.
My Mom: (in response to my dad saying that I had a great sense of humor) Yeh, especially when it comes to poo. (ok, my brother and I discuss bodily functions maybe a little bit more than average siblings).
My Dad: You have to understand all our weather comes from the West. It comes in from the Gulf of Mexico. That means we get used weather.
For a nice little wrap up, here are three of my favorite signs:
1. This billboard sits outside the road leading to my parents’ community. I believe it is placed there just in case all the Northerners of ‘the tribe’ had any questions about His existence.
2. This Derm seems to cover it all. Permanant make-up? WTF? What if you want to change color. Is it like the mood ring material? And would you really trust someone with your skin cancer that does permanent makeup? Just asking?
3. I will close with the creepy child mannequin and the miracle suit poster, just because this says so much.
In closing, I will quote a dear friend who said this about visiting Florida, “just remember that you are watching a movie in which you will play the LEADING role some time in the future.”
My answer to that is, “I only pray I will be so lucky.”
Thanks Mom and Dad for a great visit. And Keith, no one makes me laugh quite like you.
Let the Matzoh begin!
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4 responses to “Florida Soundbites”
Until a few days ago, I was excited about our upcoming long weekend in Florida. Now, not so much.
Btw, I am pretty sure that dolphin (killer whale?) postcard is about to eat that creepy little girl mannequin.
don’t worry, j, i had a great time.
yeh that whole scene with the mannequin is disarming.
And, with all the telephone wires surrounding the Queen of Peace, it looks like she also has a direct line with our creator!
glad you noticed that, i specific angled my shot for the telephone pole and lines. you don’t miss a trick