While sitting in a nail salon, getting pedicures.
We were watching the music videos on the television and “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepson comes on.
Bug: That’s not how you wash a car. She’s doing it wrong.
This was a continued conversation about the afore mentioned mouse wrangling…a little more detail for your reading pleasure:
Mom: just how did you catch him?
Bug: apparently I’m macguiver.
Bug: he was behind a large planter that couldn’t be moved
Bug: so I set up a box on it’s side next to it and had a girl bang on the other side
Bug: ran right into it
Mom: that’s impressive
Bug: he was scaring the poor little college girls
Bug: I mean, a couple of them helped which was cool
Mom: how did he escape?
Bug: well you see
Bug: I had peeked into the box to get a picture of him
Bug: down in l-wing
Bug: on my way to the office of vet tech (one person apparently)
Bug: then I closed the box again
Bug: but as I was talking to a guy in a nearby office
Bug: he crawled through the small gap in the top and just jumped right out
Bug: and into <vet tech>’s office
Bug: door was closed.
Mom: oh my…
Bug: I figured, I don’t even know this woman I can’t leave a mouse in her office
Bug: even if she is vet tech.
Bug: so I stood outside her door for about 15 minutes waiting
Bug: he didn’t fall for the box trick again
Bug: but I at least got him out of the office
Bug: lost track of him after that
Bug: and that
Bug: was my Monday.
Recent instant message conversation (March 2014):
Bug: I caught a mouse
Bug: and then accidently set him free in the l wing.
Bug: I was trying to find a vet tech person
Bug: in hopes they would have a humane solution
Bug: other than “kill it” or “put it outside in the freezing cold”
Mom: I have one of those high-pitch thingies in my office, anyway
Mom: no hearing mouse will come near me
Bug: but the deaf mice
Mom: yeah…I gotta watch out for them
Mom: the blind ones will likely get caught by the farmer’s wife
Bug: cause they’re dumb
Mom: wait…dumb are the non-speaking ones, right?
Shared on November 12, 2013
Wedding advice from Bug: Never, ever wear new lacy underpants on your wedding day. Regardless of what the Victoria’s Secret salesperson tells you. It’s just a really bad idea.
In a recent IM conversation with Bug about going to dinner that night:
Bug: and I didn’t mean anywhere fancy
Bug: dairy queen or culvers or steak n shake, whatever
Mom: but I got my Culver’s outfit on!
Mom: oh…you don’t consider that fancy?
Mom: I need to get out more.
Bug: well the amish do
Bug: we saw a whole bunch of em in there one night
Bug: then I fell off my bike
Bug: those two things are actually unrelated.
Bug: except that they happened on the same day
Mom: LOL LOL
Via instant message on 3/29/2012 @ 9:34 a.m.
Bug: I’m wearing my super awesome zebra heels today
on an unrelated note, I also seem to be having trouble walking…
Mom: LOL “unrelated”?
Bug: probably unrelated stairs seems to worsen the issue
Mom: wait…don’t you work on the ground floor?
Bug: at work yes at home, I work on all the floors
Mom: oh…LOL but at home you can remove the shoes
Bug: …one of the rules for being a diva is you have to do housework in heels. I think.
Conversation in car this past weekend, talking about storms & tornadoes:
Dad: So, you like your new job?
Bug: Oh, yeah…it’s great!
Dad: What are your benefits like?
Bug: Well, I found out it’s called a “cafeteria plan”…in fact, when I was talking to HR and they mentioned “cafeteria plan” I was thinking “Oh, I wonder what day they have chicken nuggets?!?”
Via instant message on 02/16/2012 @ 8:42 a.m.
Bug: I burned instant coffee…
Mom: dare I ask how?
Instant message conversation, 02/15/12 @ 4:08 p.m.
Bug: so I’ve figured out that my job is basically Tim the Enchanter “none shall pass!”
Mom: LOL LOL
Bug: “answer me these questions three” WHAT is your name? WHAT is your insurance coverage? WHICH dr are you seeing today?
Mom: okay, actually, you are referencing three different Holy Grail characters…”none shall pass” was the black knight
Bug: huh? oh right
Mom: with the flesh wound
Bug: yes that’s one
Mom: and the bridge keeper asked the 3 questions
Bug: yes that’s two
Mom: troll of a guy and then Tim the Enchanter
Bug: oh with the holy hand grenade? crap it’s been a long time
Mom: yeah, I know…
Bug: I’m rusty on my python knowledge
Mom: and it’s a little sad that I was so quick to catch that
Bug: okay, I’m the troll guy; I’d be disappointed if you hadn’t
Mom: so, do you really say “answer me these questions three?”
Bug: no, but I do ask those questions more or less; I could
Mom: LOL; I think I’d pay to see that