Today, I’ve Got Lots of Questions. And No Answers.

September 24, 2010

Why is half of my hair straight and the other half curly with ringlets?

Why is my bust five inches smaller than my hips?

Why do my husband AND my child talk in their sleep?

Why does my home still smell like last night’s fish even though I cleaned and lit a candle and kept all the windows open and all the fans running over night?

Why does my child grind his teeth at not even three years old?

Why does Los Angeles have the highest poverty rate of any US city and it costs one million dollars to buy a house here and yet tens of thousands of immigrants move here every week?

Why do we not have a million dollars so that we can have a yard and send our son to a decent public school, and yet all these other schmucks do?

Why does skunk sometimes smell like coffee (or is it just me)?

Why do we still have daylight savings time?

Why do cholos continue to tag up our predominantly white, un-gang-affiliated street?

Why has my son suddenly developed an obsession with booger-picking?

Why does society continue to be offended by gay people?

Why do so many books get published with lousy syntax and obvious punctuation errors?

Why do I dream about spiders and other bugs?

Why do I dream about using my flying skills to get ahead in life?

Why have I not figured out how to use my flying skills in real life?

Why is it so hard to say bye-bye to night time diapers when they used to not exist at all?

Why can’t I get more people to read my blog?

Why can’t I write posts with answers?

Why do I have more fat on one side of my stomach than the other?

Why can’t I get a friggin’ iPhone 4?

Why are the people on “reality” shows so gross?

Why did Ricky Lake’s house burn down?

Why must we need a new mattress when we are trying to save for a house?

Why am I looking online at kitchen cabinets when we still live in rental?

Why am I hungry for dinner at 4:30?

Why must it always involve bacon?

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10 Responses to Today, I’ve Got Lots of Questions. And No Answers.

  1. Joanie on September 25, 2010 at 5:50 am

    Carrie…I may not have answers for you but I can tell you that the more I read your blog, the more I love you!

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    thesweet Reply:

    Hugs and smooches!

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  2. Mom on September 25, 2010 at 6:47 am

    I have a lot of those same questions!!!! Sometimes life is just that way and there are no answers. I’m just glad God is still in control, and I just don’t have to worry about a lot of those annoyances!! I’m pretty sure you were still in a nighttime diaper at 3 🙂 Love to you!!!

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  3. Motpg on September 26, 2010 at 9:38 am

    I got one! Why does my husband keep interrupting my blog reading to tell me to come listen to the dog snore?

    Oh, and because bacon is Awesome!

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    thesweet Reply:

    Mmm… Baaaaacon…

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  4. pattypunker on September 26, 2010 at 2:12 pm

    and conversely (sort of) why does coffee breath smell like skunk? tea breath like ass? and why does tea seem to rot people’s teeth? or is it their breath that rots their teeth?

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    thesweet Reply:

    Why do all the yummy things make bad breath and rotting teeth?

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  5. Elly Lou on September 26, 2010 at 8:20 pm

    Why does spinach make my teeth feel like they’re wearing little sweaters?

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    thesweet Reply:

    Yes! The chalky sweaters! It’s something about chelating minerals, or bound calcium, or sumpin.

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  6. Liz @ Peace, Love & Guacamole on September 27, 2010 at 11:52 am

    Yep, because bacon tastes gooood. (And my kids grind their teeth at night too–the dentist said they would outgrow it.)

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