Sunday, January 31, 2010


Ava, GaGa and I went to Ikea to get Ava some new shelving. I was there for sixteen days, or so it seems.


People I think look alike

David Strathairn and Tom Amandes.

Saturday, January 30, 2010


Ava finally touched the bottom of the pool at swim class.

I a bad ass.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Ava is happy

I so happy!

I got a new backpack for my birthday.

From my Nemo.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Wednesday, January 27, 2010


Ava was sick last night and I have no idea why.


She started a new dance class. She likes it!


I think the title says it all.


This article made me tear up. Go Heatons.

The year of sick

So since 2010 I have been sick. Not sick like need to go to the hospital sick but more of the common variety of feel run down, congested, coughing and achy. Where self medicating with OTC products seem like a good idea. Where I can function and get annoyed because I cannot hold a conversation.

There was one Sunday where I could actually breathe through both nostrils. For about 13 hours both my left and right nostril were mucus free and they got let air in and out of my body--the function they were made for. Where I could have a conversation without breaking into hacking coughs. IT WAS GLORIOUS!

Then I woke up that Monday with the cough again and that rainy Sunday where both the holes in my nose worked seemed a distant memory.

2010 year of the Sick Tiger.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Mommy, let's play hide and seek!

Where's Ava? Do you see her?

Here I am!

Monday, January 25, 2010

My cutie


Mommy, are you grumpy? I not grumpy, I happy. You be happy please!

She said that when I was on the phone with the nimrods at AT&T U verse. When I get this resolved, I will blog about it.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Cheeky E

This is Cheeky E with her posse, Chuck the penguin and Lola the doggie.

Cheeky E

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Just Keep Swimming

Ava started swim class again.



Ava had two bad dreams about monsters last night.

Tired Mama.


Ava: Mommene, you love laundry.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Toddler or Preschool

What is the line between toddler and pre school?


Thursday, January 21, 2010


Ava got a new knot running into something today.


Cute Photo from yesterday

I was messing around with some of the photo effects on Flickr:


Wednesday, January 20, 2010


Two years ago:

One year ago:

Ballet Class

Ava had her last ballet class today. So there was a little recital.


Yeah, the cuteness cannot be contained!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Ava got a new toy

I got a new toy

It's a camera so I can take lots of pictures!

Monday, January 18, 2010


So I love the TV show Chuck. It is the perfect blend of comedy and eye candy. H and N came over to watch it.



Sunday, January 17, 2010

New Kid In town

This is Z:


This is Z's big brother A:


And here is my cutie who had TOO MUCH FUN with A:

Saturday, January 16, 2010


It is rainy here.


Notice the curlicue.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Oh my goodness

Ava: Oh my goodness, we are going to be late. This is tewwible.


Thursday, January 14, 2010

Ava the cowboy

Ava went to the dentist. SHE LOVED THE DENTIST. Also, she needs braces. I believe BULLSHIT would be more accurate.


Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Seed eater

Ava loves sunflower seeds, like her Daddy.

Funny Conversation between Yohboh and myself

Yohboh: That was a good foot rub you gave me yesterday.
Minjenah: Better than head?
Yohboh: mmmmm
Minjenah: What if you got head and a foot rub at the same time?
Yohboh: I would start doing yoga for that shit.

God Hates Poor People

This is what Pat Robertson said:

"(S)omething happened a long time ago in Haiti, and people might not want to talk about it. They were under the heel of the French. You know, Napoleon the third, or whatever. And they got together and swore a pact to the devil. They said, we will serve you if you will get us free from the French. True story. And so, the devil said, okay it’s a deal.

And they kicked the French out. You know, the Haitians revolted and got themselves free. But ever since they have been cursed by one thing after the other. Desperately poor. That island of Hispaniola is one island. It is cut down the middle on the one side is Haiti the other is the Dominican Republic. Dominican Republic is prosperous, healthy, full of resorts, etc. Haiti is in desperate poverty. Same island. They need to have and we meed to pray for them a great turning to god and out of this tragedy I’m optimistic something good may come. "

Here is the history of Haiti.

How to help the people of Haiti.

Windbags should shut the fuck up and donate. Isn't that what Jesus would do? I don't know, I never met the guy.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Monday, January 11, 2010

Spaghetti Face

"Good job making dinner Mommy. It is tasty. Too tasty."


So for those of you who do not know, I adore Chuck, the TV show. So it has been a FEAST of Chuck since there have been three episodes in the last 24 hours.


Does anyone remember Pippi Longstocking? I read these books in the library summer program.

That is what I thought when I saw this.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Something that made me chuckle

From here.

Did you know?

Did you know that parts of cremated bodies are recycled?

Paper can be made from wombat excrement?

More than half of all Patels in the UK are married to people born Patel?

The BBC rejected Sesame Street in 1971 because it was "too authoritarian"?

The whole list is here.

Saturday, January 09, 2010

Cold Cold Go AWAY

So it has been really fricking cold for like a week. I am so over it. When is it spring?


Friday, January 08, 2010

Cold and a Snugglin

It is RIDICULOUSLY COLD in the deep south. So we are all wearing multiple layers.

Thursday, January 07, 2010


Ava has said the following things:
Aw, shucks.
Oopsie Daisy.
Mommy, I need eyebrows!

Ava is wearing a new robe (LOVE Christmas clearance at Target), hat and mittens.


So the weatherman has been telling us about the snow potential for over a week now:


Not really significant but noteworthy.

Funny Twit

Shit My Dad Says. Obviously not for work.

These made me chuckle out loud:

"I like See's candy. Put me in a See's store, I'm eating candy. The whole world is Tiger's See's store, and the candy is vagina."

"Pressure? Get married when you want. Your wedding's just one more day in my life I can't wear sweat pants."

"It's never the right time to have kids, but it's always the right time for screwing. God's not a dumbshit. He knows how it works."

"Everybody's broke, so here's the rule for Christmas this year; if you still shit your pants, you get a present. Otherwise tough shit."

"If mom calls, tell her I'm shitting... Son, marriage is about not having to lie about taking a shit."

"Just pay the parking ticket. Don't be so outraged. You're not a freedom fighter in the civil rights movement. You double parked."

Wednesday, January 06, 2010


Ava went to dance class today. She decided to befriend one of her little classmates, hold her hand throughout class and what not.


Tuesday, January 05, 2010


Ava is being a busy girl. She plays with the oddest things. Today, it was a duster, an old handbag of mine and dog food.

Clearance Disappointment

I love to shop the clearance section after any holiday. I get cheap season items I use all year long. Yes, my daughter wears Santa jammies in March.

This is the first time I saw something like this:

It was a Chanukah Suprise! I had to get it. Also, it was 12 cents and definitely worth the interest factor.

Opening up, I found this:
Two mento like things, one lollipop, on Necco Wafer like thing and a bag of spicy corn sticks.

I am vaguely disappointed.

Monday, January 04, 2010

She naps

So Ava and I are still sick. So at one point, Ava is feeling poorly and sits next to me. Then she puts her head in my lap. I need to get up and she has passed out. 002

Brought to you by the Rice and Beans Association

Sunday, January 03, 2010

Paul Frank Jammies and Naps

Ava is still a bit off. But look how happy she is in her Paul Frank jammies?


And she napped for the first time in a month.

Big Trouble

Ava and I were watching Charlie's Angels Full Throttle. During a fight scene, she said, "This is big trouble."

Saturday, January 02, 2010

Daddy's Girl


Friday, January 01, 2010

Black Eyed Peas and Collard Greens

We had people over.

This little fellow:
was quite the charmer.


Sick Baby

Ava did not come to our New Year's Eve party because she is still sick. She went to see her GaGa.


Yohboh dressed old school for the party.