Thursday, October 30, 2008

Birthday dinner: like a car wreck on the highway, you just can't look away

Wonderhubby celebrated his birthday on Oct. 14.

Wait. Let's rephrase that. Wonderhubby's birthday was Oct. 14.

He CELEBRATED with me and the kids on Wednesday. It seriously took more than two weeks for all of us to be in the same zip code and for J-bear to NOT be at work all at the same time.

We suck. But at least we're cute, so that counts for something, right?

Moving on ... so we had dinner. Roo-girl, Drama King, J-bear, Wonderhubby and me. Drummer Man was otherwise occupied and the significant others were elsewhere as well. (And Z-man is still at school.)

Let me point out the obvious again.

We had dinner. The Planet family. Dinner. Are you afraid yet?

Let us begin:

Evil Mother: Drama King, are you and Rocky gonna get married? You only have a couple more days before that could go away.

Drama King: There's not enough time. It's not exactly like we could run away to Las Vegas.

The Roo-girl: Why not?

Drama King: *smirking* IT'S NOT LEGAL IN NEVADA.

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Drama King: I can't believe what I did today.

Evil Mother: What?

Drama King: I'm really so ashamed.

Evil Mother: *eyebrows raised* What did you do?

Drama King: Well, I didn't want to drive all the way home and then back here for dinner, so after work, I went to the mall.

Evil Mother: Seems relatively normal ...

Drama King: And I saw a movie.

Evil Mother: Uh-oh.

Drama King: "High School Musical 3."

The Roo-girl: Oh, DK, I'm SO disappointed in you.

Evil Mother: Dude, I know you're gay, but "High School Musical 3"?? That's kinda above and beyond ...

Drama King: It was either that or "Quarantine," and that's a remake of a Spanish film and I know how that ended. EVERYBODY DIES. I don't like movies where everyone dies. It's so pointless. And then that would have been two hours I never would get back.

Evil Mother: And "High School Musical" was two hours you WOULD?

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Wonderhubby: I'll have a root beer.

Drama King: Likewise.

Wonderhubby: BUDWEISER??

Evil Mother: *falls off the chair laughing*

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J-bear: Do you still have the photos from black-belt testing?

Evil Mother: Of course. I have a whole folder on my laptop.

J-bear: Can you send them to me?

Wonderhubby: Why don't you put them on a CD? Or better yet, a memory stick. We have an extra one if you need it.

J-bear: I have one.

Drama King: I have a stick ...

Evil Mother: Oh please, stop.

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Drama King: What kind of sweater does a pirate wear?

The Roo-girl: Arrrrrrr-gyle.

Drama King: What is a pirate's favorite fast-food restaurant?

Evil Mother: Arrrrrrrr-by's.

Drama King: I don't know why everyone always says that. It's actually Long John Silver's.

*insert unanimous booing here*

Drama King: I wonder why they call him Long John Silver ...

Evil Mother: Uhhhhh ...

Drama King: Never mind. I don't think we need to go there.

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And so we celebrated with craziness.

Situation normal.


Kelley said...

I have said it before, but girl, your family and mine at dinner together? Comedy gold I tellz ya!

You all crack my shit up.

Debbie said...

With hysterical dinners like this, it's probably best you don't have them regularly. Did you all even manage to eat anything?

Rachel said...

I wanna come hang out with y'all!!! Y'all are so fun!

HSM3, that is just too damn funny.

Melissa said...

I saw the title of your post in my reader and squealed with delight knowing that I would get some quality entertainment. And you did not disappoint. :)

Eternal Sunshine said...

I love your family SO very much!!!

Suzanne said...

I am convinced we are related in some way. Your meals sound strangely familiar, bad jokes and all!

Burgh Baby said...

Y'all need to have more birthdays. Your conversations kick ass!

Um, my word verification is "pickers" What is blogger trying to tell me?

Janet said...

I have to stop reading this when the kids are around. I just CANNOT explain to them why I'm laughing like a loon.

Burfica said...

Oh I love your family dinners. If I was still a waitress in a restaurant you were in. I would so hover around your table. hehehehehe

Kaytabug said...

I squealed with delight too!
HILARIOUS! I love these posts! I love you for sharing them!!!

Janet said...

I saw a glimpse of blue in the photo and so I hoped...but no...

LceeL said...

Budweiser??? Now THAT was funny!! said...

I think perhaps your family would be boring if DK wasn't around to interject one liners.

Momisodes said...

Someone MUST get him the High School Musical soundtrack as a gift :)

nikki said...

Seriously if Drama King wasn't gay and I wasn't married and knocked up...........

Rachie said...

I would love it if you're family had their own reality show. I would watch it every night AND buy the DVD box set!

Trannyhead said...

Your family dinners are so much hawter than the family dinners with the Vanillas. Though at least tonight my dad made me laugh by saying somebody needed to help him with the baby who "has ESPN" because he couldn't figure out what the baby needed. Yes, he really said that.


Karen said...

I love your family. But I do have to worry about HSM2. Yikes.

Pamela said...

all this time... I didn't know why he was called Long John Silver.

I wasted a lot of years.. snort

robinellablog said...

I would never miss a Planet Family Dinner. I can only imagine the Planet Family Vacations, Planet Family Christmas...oh wait that's the Griswolds. teehee.

Jaina said...

Haha, I think I'd like to have dinner with your family. :)

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