me: "so mom, have you checked my recent blog posts?"
mom: "uh no honey, i haven't logged on it for awhile."
me: *guffaws and gasps for air for more than a moment. howls might be a more appropriate description of this noise*
mom: *silence. small chuckle.* "uh, melissa what is so funny? what? what are you laughing about?"
me: "mom *gasp* oh my goooosh ! that is soooo hilarious! 'logged on'? ohh my gosh! mom-"
mom: "melissa, well isn't that what it's called? i mean, what else would you say?"
me: "*snort* uhhh, you don't have to log on to my site, mom, you just have to type the address in and it'll take you there. anyone can read it."
mom: "well *huf* OK. no, i haven't visited it recently. i'll look at it this evening. gracious!"
ok so that was lengthy, but most of the time my mom manages to totally crack me up for something i might deem hilarious and others would simply glide right on past. i just can't resist it, she's too cute. she writes me e-mails sometimes regarding the things i have written (which are letters i will always treasure. she is a builder, my mom.) and following is just one such note: