Things that have made me laugh as of late


I’m always perusing Craigslist, and in my recent days of unemployment, I am particularly drawn to the “Free” section. The other day, I saw this:

Napkin rings. 8 gold, 8 silver/gold. Free to a good home.

I’m sorry, but inanimate objects do not qualify for a prerequisite “good home.” A puppy? Yes. A bunny? Of course. Napkin rings? You need to be okay with it if a sociopath wants those bad boys. Learn to let go.

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Remember when Julie and I saw a coyote last year? Well, they’re back.


And they don’t take no prisoners.

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But perhaps my biggest laugh came from my dad. Both of my parents are on Facebook (and if you’re my friend, chances are my mom has asked me about you, knows what you look like, and could pick you out on the street), and I get a kick out of their status updates.

A recent one of my dad’s:

My siblings and I talked it over, and couldn’t figure out what this was about. So last night at dinner, we asked him. It turns out that he posted a status update in which he misspelled “Parsons.” So he deleted it, and then wrote this new one announcing that he wished that he could spell “Parsons.” However, his initial status update with the misspelled “Parsons” disappeared, so there was no context for this new one. So he tried to delete it. But he accidentally clicked “Like,” giving himself props. And then he just left it.

My dad is hilarious and adorable.



  1. Sarah Kate on March 12, 2009 at 1:13 PM

    I love your parents.

  2. Phil Bennett on March 12, 2009 at 4:53 PM

    Too funny! I hope I am funny like that when I get old. Wait, I am old!!!

  3. erin, with the fabulous hair on March 12, 2009 at 5:19 PM

    in other news, did you know that if you type in then it goes directly to your myspace music? DID YOU KNOW THAT!? Jealous. This girl.

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