Friday Funny 70: My Mother-In-Law KNOWS Me!

>> Friday, January 08, 2010

At Christmas, I unwapped a box from my in-laws, and I found this box:

I laughed and said “Oooh, I hope it IS cheese!” I was joking, knowing that my mother-in-law had just reused a box. As soon as I opened the box, I saw this note on top:

Does my mother-in-law know me or what?!? She was laughing! Ha!!

Oh, and here’s our New Year Card this year:

(click the image for a larger view)

Do you recognize any of those images? The images on the left are from our Cozumel trip last winter and from volunteering at IM WI this last year. The big image is the day before doing IM New Orleans 70.3 in April. And the image on the right is from after a "Tuesday Night Time Trial" this past summer.

Happy weekend!!


teacherwoman 7:10 AM, January 08, 2010  

Love the New Year card! Happy Friday!

Kim 7:43 AM, January 08, 2010  

what did you wind up getting in the box? i too would have LOVED getting cheese (of any kind). you and pharmie (and the kitties) card is so cute! happy new year!

HEATHER @ runfastermommy! 7:49 AM, January 08, 2010  

Sorry you didn't get the cheese, but I had to laugh that someone actually makes string cheese gift boxes! Fantastic!

sideofsneakers 7:56 AM, January 08, 2010  

Love your New Year's card! Maybe next time it'll be cheese.

Borsch 9:23 AM, January 08, 2010  

You forgot to mentin the phat kitty picture.

Sixteen Chickens 9:25 AM, January 08, 2010  

I hope you reuse the box and give her a "do it yourself grandchild kit" next year. ;)

X-Country2 11:04 AM, January 08, 2010  

Aww, you and Pharmie are too cute.

Julia 11:06 AM, January 08, 2010  

I have never met a cheese I didn't like :)

D 9:47 PM, January 08, 2010  

Hmmmm... the kitties really should have been front & center. There's always next year.

Pinkcorker 11:03 PM, January 08, 2010  

Her name is Sarah. Why didn't I know that? Guess she is always 'Pharmie' on the blog. Very nice.

Anonymous,  12:14 AM, January 09, 2010  

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Jennifer P 4:28 PM, January 09, 2010  

That's just as cruel as putting only a pair of shoelaces in the empty box of your favourite shoes. Not even a gift cert for the cheese of the month club?

Shilingi-Moja 9:29 PM, January 09, 2010  

Mothers-in-law make it their business to know us -- somehow we've managed to convince their precious, beautiful daughters to "abandon" them and take up life with us.

Anonymous,  2:10 PM, January 11, 2010  

I'm concerned for those cats. I think it's pretty cycnical of you (you STINKER!), to exploit them on your annual Christmas card featuring mug shots of yourself as All-American Poster Boy. Well, we know better (MONSTER!).

As I see, it all comes down to CONSENT. I mean, INFORMED consent.

Otherwise, it's definitely a matter for the SPCA....

However, by now it's probably too late. By, now I'm afraid those cat's have been corrupted. Put them in a good home, and the next thing you know, their owners will be showing up all over the net, in compromising position with only-too-willing agile-tongued felines, and everything....

Poor Kermit! Liberation has come -- too late!

CoachLiz 7:50 AM, January 12, 2010  

What a surprise to come back from Orlando to find your New Year Card in the mail stack! Great card, Thanks!

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