September 7 09

Josh lost two teeth in the same day. He is now toothless and lisping, but also ten dollars richer. The first one popped out due to a certain corn dog incident and the second was just a ploy to keep us home


because he was all anti-babysitter that night. unfortunately for him, extra holes in his face were not going to keep me home. I was all pro-babysitter. My sister and my brother in law were in town. and my brother and my sister in law were in town and hell if we weren’t going out to drink margaritas and eat some mexican food. And thanks to Miss Darcey, we had an excellent meal and I was introduced to the word taqueria, which, honestly, sounds more like a condition that needs treatment than a delicious eating establishment. “hey, Frank, did you hear that Alice has the taqueria?!? You better steer clear of her for a while.”

Which, sadly, is how my cleaning lady looked at me this morning when she walked in the house. Like I had some condition. This, of course, was due to a certain nudity incident on Thursday.

It started innocently enough. Everyone was out; I had the house to myself. I was taking a lovely mid-day shower (whee! WAHM bonus) and realized that I hadn’t gotten any towels. So, I – nakedly – trotted out into the hallway to grab two when I came face-to-face with Delicia the cleaning lady, putting the clean towels away.

and then I died. and ran back into the room. and didn’t leave for the rest of the day.

my sister thinks it all sounds very porn movie-esque. this is because she wasn’t the one caught parading down the hallway in her not-all-that-lovely birthday suit. and now, seeing Delicia and the other cleaning lady talking and whispering in Spanish is even worse than when the manicurists talk in korean while you are sitting right in front of them, even if Elaine Benes might disagree. Because when they are gawking and smiling and whispering and laughing…you know they are all “hahah! treinta y dos B!”

I never in my life needed a fantasy vest as badly as I needed one on Thursday…



and yes, I *DO* realize that fantasy vest definitely sounds porn movie-esque.

  1. You’ve got a picture of your son with the big hole in his mouth, a picture of your sister with the fantasy vest…where’s the picture of the naked face-to-face with the cleaning lady in the hallway? HAHAHA!


    Comment by Mark on September 7, 2009
  2. Oops… accidental nudity happens. Just be glad it was the cleaning lady and not a maintenance guy :)
    I’ve learned my lesson. Never leave the bathroom or bedroom naked. Ever. People show up at the weirdest times…


    Comment by Kay on September 8, 2009
  3. Neighbor kid. Nine year old neighbor kid. We both screamed so loudly we couldn’t speak of the incident because our throats were so hoarse. I just got a little gut ache remembering this.
    .-= fadkog´s last blog ..i give you the greatest post about nothing ever! =-.


    Comment by fadkog on September 8, 2009
  4. OMG…kind of reminds me of the Tony/Angela naked bathroom debacle on Who’s the Boss? Did you ever see that one? It is pretty classic.


    Comment by Jen on September 8, 2009
  5. 5 bucks for a tooth!? I was lucky to get a dollar, sometimes only a quarter.


    Comment by C @ Kid Things on September 8, 2009
  6. It must feel like home now, yes? Since your neighbor in Toronto used to see you naked. It’s not really home until some stranger sees Ali naked! :)


    Comment by Kristabella on September 8, 2009
  7. hahaha! only you Ali would walk into the hallway naked while your cleaning lady was there….


    Comment by LAVENDULA on September 8, 2009
  8. Is nudity with the help not done????


    No WONDER my neighbor’s gardener is always so strange around me.


    Comment by Miss Britt on September 8, 2009
  9. Glad you liked the taqueria, m’dear!

    But if you really want it to sound like a medical condition, the sentence should be revised to read: “hey, Frank, did you hear that Alice has the taq?!? You better steer clear of her for a while.” ;)


    Comment by Darcey on September 8, 2009
  10. Oooopsies! I hate accidental nudity. Leaves you ashamed for QUITE some time.


    Comment by Kaleigha on September 8, 2009
  11. It’s FIVE BUCKS PER TOOTH? Graham has yet to lose one, but I guess I need to start saving…

    (Josh looks adorable.)


    Comment by Angella on September 8, 2009
  12. Yeah, I’m totally with Mark on the whole ‘photo’ thing. Heh.

    We do $2 bucks a tooth but it’s Utah and wage and cost of living is lower. ;P


    Comment by Loralee on September 8, 2009
  13. What happened to the thing you couldn’t tell us from the post last week?

    C’mon, inquiring minds need to know!

    (your) Anon


    Comment by Linda on September 8, 2009
  14. I’m a total nakedphobe. This would NEVER happen to me.


    Comment by slynnro on September 8, 2009
  15. Fantasy vests are what Adam and Eve wore to blend into the forest…wait they were fig leafs.
    .-= William´s last blog ..Workshop =-.


    Comment by William on September 9, 2009
  16. I want a fantasy vest, and I want it RIGHT now! Does it come in an XL?


    Comment by pat on September 14, 2009

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