Wednesday, August 20, 2008

At least someone's camera is working

On Sunday we met my friend Steve and his family for brunch at the Silver Moon Creperie in Dover, NH--a tiny hole in the wall place with crepes and paninis and coffee drinks--that's all they have, and that's all you need, really.

Mr. Buxom and I had mushroom and swiss. Young Master Buxom had lemon juice and sugar; Poppette had Nutella. (She would--a bigger chocoholic you've never met. She gets whiny on Thanksgiving when there isn't any chocolate on the menu.)

Now, Mr. Buxom and I aren't height challenged, precisely. We are happy with our five feet eight or six inches, respectively.

But one look at this picture makes me think that I should have gotten the lemon juice and sugar crepe. Because if I had, I might have grown the three or four inches necessary to move me from Overweight and into Nicely Rounded.

Of course, I might not enjoy life as a giraffe in human form. I'll have to ask Young Master Buxom what the weather's like up there. (Somehow I suspect that it won't be the last time he hears that question.)

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  1. Shut up! You look great! YOur kids look just like you. What a couple of cuties.

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  2. Thats funny, because I was thinking you looked pretty svelte.



    FDD

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  3. 1- That's a flattering picture of the three of youse. I must agree with the chorus of those who approve of how you look therein.

    2- I hypothesize the bat of two nights ago went up to Master Buxom's room while he slept and it gave his pituitary a good squeeze. He looks far taller than he did 3 weeks ago. He is also starting to resemble TSMYM more and more.

    3- Is Poppette sporting...a tan?

    4- NOS's number three dessert (behind tiramisu and Lindy's cheesecake) in the world is a Nutella crepe. So that bodes well. (Keep in mind I have seen her consume a brownie the size of a sidewalk slab.)

    Uh...I think that's it.

    -J.

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  4. You all look great. Tanned and relaxed.

    I'm only 5' 3", so I really hope my children end up taller than me.

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  5. Now I'm seriously kicking myself for not buying one of those tops. DAMN THE HEATWAVE, IT AFFECTED MY SHOPPING MOJO!

    Young Mr. Buxom is sure turning out to be a taller version of the Stud Muffin his momma married, isn't he?!

    Poppette is the very young Julia Roberts before her Sutherland days.

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  6. The boy child pulled even with me this summer, height-wise. Yipes. And his feet are now bigger than HIS FATHER'S.

    And OMG, in this photo Poppette looks EXACTLY like my gorgeous, beloved cousin MM at the same age!

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  7. I finally figured out who your kids remind me of - Rusty and Audrey from the original Vacation movie!

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  8. Oh, shush! You look both trim & buxom, and that's not easy to accomplish simultaneously.

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  9. You resemble my attractive chic sister who lives in Italy, it must be the Roman nose.

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  10. Mushroom & swiss. Yum. I think you look just fine--but I mostly noticed your nice and white and happy smile.

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  11. See, aren't you glad I dragged you to a Tibetan store?

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  12. Wendy, blackbird, and Susie: You ladies can force me to go shopping with you any time. I'm also wearing the green earrings and necklace I picked up on sale at the Anthropologie, which means you're responsible for about half of what I'm wearing in the picture. Good job!

    Joke: Yes, Poppette is quite brown at the moment. But don't tell her. She's sun-phobic. She keeps reading that a single drop of sun will give you cancer all over your body.

    Badger: Young Master Buxom's latest shoes? An 11. His father's? A nine. It's scary. Deeply scary. And speaking of that, his voice is the deepest in the family, too.

    jennsylvania: Oh, my lord--a perfect excuse to watch a NatLamp Vacation movie! YES! Thank you!

    Everyone else: I'm blushing. No really, I am!

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  13. lemon and sugar - yum.

    and you are adorable. as are your children.

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xxx, Poppy.