i was going to say "wisdom" but it's definitely not that
"Always choose the better apple, that way every day is the best apple" - dad's profundity in picking an apple out of the crisper
"Honey, did I fill your daily love quotient?" - i overheard this as oma 'hugged' abba goodbye... SHUDDER SHUDDER SHUDDER. i think sharing this with you, dear reader, helps ease my pain.
"you should work out now! when your butt's sore it's getting better - that's how i have this cute butt-" - mom yelling this to me outside in front of the neighbors as i protested having to work out....
"I'm glad you're not married and we get to live together longer" - mom
"Oh don't worry, when I get married, we'll live here." - me
"No - you have to be biblical - leave and .." - mom
"No no no, it's being frugal! we'll stay here, it'll be great" - me
"No, you can marry a rich husband with a house and a car and you can spend his money! ... that's what God wants for you" - mom
"okay!" - me
Next Monday outing; redwoods. I guess I'm now an official member of their Monday date days...