Tuesday, August 14, 2007

The First Jab

So my 88 y/o mother got off the plane from Fort Lauderdale, gave me a hug hello, and said:

"You need a haircut."

I've got a long two weeks ahead of me. :)


Anonymous gifted typist said...

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear.
May I suggest drugs, booze, SSRIs to get you through.

Aug 14, 2007, 8:39:00 PM  
Blogger Zed said...

Thanks for the dazzling recommendations! I love her, but she's a tough one. Only 13 days left, GT! :)

Aug 14, 2007, 8:49:00 PM  
Blogger chelene said...

She wouldn't be a mother if she didn't critique something in the first 5 seconds.

Aug 14, 2007, 10:06:00 PM  
Blogger Zed said...

You're right Chelene. It's their job.

Aug 15, 2007, 12:00:00 AM  
Blogger Sans Pantaloons said...

Mother is quite right.

I know who's Boss...

Aug 15, 2007, 3:19:00 AM  
Blogger Beth said...

How do they do it? I get the same thing ... except my mom's just 30 miles away.

Aug 15, 2007, 3:37:00 AM  
Blogger SushiBoy said...

r u gals headed out to Atlantic City again? Or was your ATM experience enough to cure you of that?

Aug 15, 2007, 1:31:00 PM  
Blogger Dale said...

I'm with you. Mine said 'you've put on weight' within 5 seconds. Crazy.

Aug 15, 2007, 8:01:00 PM  
Blogger Mel said...

with my mom its all about my weight.
Although she did buy me some silver rinse when I stopped dying my hair.
Just remember the mantra "if mommas not happy then NOBODYS happy". Now I dont know what Nobody has to say about this.

Aug 15, 2007, 8:17:00 PM  
Blogger Lynda said...

hehehe. Your mom is so cute! Every mom does that, I think!

Aug 15, 2007, 8:27:00 PM  
Blogger Zed said...

Sans, she definitely rules. I'm at her mercy.

Beth, 30 miles away. I would have to move!

SushiBoy, yes, we are headed out to Atlantic City one day next week. Get this: We can't drive in my sporty Toyota Scion. Oh no. We must take the bus because she prefers it. I have to ride on the bus with all 70 and 80 y/os. Waaa! I got over the ATM thing at the casino--thanks for remembering, Sushiboy. It was a nightmare! :)

Dale, I remember that. They're all the same--they can't help themselves.

Mel, I LOVE that she bought you the silver rinse. She knows what's good for you. :)

Lynda, My mom IS cute. That's what kills me. No one can be mean to someone so cute.

Aug 15, 2007, 11:09:00 PM  
Blogger Doctor Momâ„¢ said...

Get an afro-styled wig...

Prop a camcorder in the corner

Try not to laugh!

Aug 17, 2007, 8:51:00 PM  

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