Monday, April 07, 2008

Bi-Centennial baby..

When you were small,
Oh,three feet tall,
cotton dress a checkered blue.

You'd greet all and sundry passers by,with toothy grin,and sparkling eye.
They'd ask,'Who's little girl are you?'
Your jacks and jumprope,
off to play,
'My daddy's little girl' you'd say.
Proud daughter of my youth.
Kind strangers know,a child's heart grows,love guided,pledged to truth.

Late one night,I was awakened by my wife.
'Sling!'
'Huh...Wha'?'
'I went to the bathroom,..and I can't stop peeing!'..
No sooner had she said that,than I felt the gush of fluid against my skin.

Yep,her water broke...(aren't you glad I shared that?)
Anywhiz,some 30-odd hours later,on April 6th,1976,she presented me with a lovely daughter!


Well I talked to Miss Thang yesterday,and it seems her significant other got her a brand spankin' new laptop for her birthday.
YES!..
Finally we can IM on webcam,E-mail,and exchange pix with each other like as if this were indeed the 21st century!..
I'm so happy,I think my water may break..

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HONEY!

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At 6:23 PM , Blogger booda baby said...

Friday's post makes me think/say that when it comes to human minds and consciousness. es. The plural of that. Oh. When it comes to US, beauty and love (which HAS to be about the most beautiful) are our rewards for standing up to hostile nature and natures. Our rewards and our inspiration. (Okay, that's what I think.)

And we'll create it if we have to. You did beautifully with this laptop owning one. Happy Birthday, Dad.

 
At 6:23 PM , Blogger booda baby said...

I'm so clever for being first that I'm going to snap up second, too. I forgot to say 'Happy Birthday Poopbutt.'

 
At 6:29 PM , Blogger Citymouse said...

Happy Happy birthday.. Sling you have beautiful kids!

 
At 6:35 PM , Blogger Serena Joy said...

What a beautiful daughter you have! I just love to see proud papas.:)

 
At 6:37 PM , Blogger cs said...

What a doll Sling! An apple off the tree that stayed close to her sweet papa. God truly blessed you.
The scenario, though, afetr changing diapers all day...I'm off to hazmat shower and get in clean, cozy jammies. The wait for hot flashes...

That is way cool you can IM and video conference. haven't we come a long way daddy? :)

 
At 6:40 PM , Blogger Auld Hat said...

You don't still call her 'poopbutt' do you?

 
At 7:27 PM , Blogger Sling said...

Booda Babe- ' When it comes to US, beauty and love (which HAS to be about the most beautiful) are our rewards for standing up to hostile nature and natures. Our rewards and our inspiration.'..
That's what I'm talkin' about right there!

Mouse- They are gorgeous kids!
Comes the 18th,and I'll be posting a pic of my son for his birthday. :)

serena joy- She's a livin' doll!
I've counted the votes,and it's official. ;)

CS- That whole 'scenario' was one of my most memorable experiences to be sure.
It was the first day of the rest of my life.

Hat-tastic - I only call her that when she finally gets a computer and promises to read my blog and I want to piss her off so she'll ring me up and call me a mean old bastard!..Lord he'p me,I love that stuff.

 
At 7:53 PM , Blogger jan said...

We called our daughter Pamela Poops. Now I don't feel so bad. Beautiful daughter. Lovely sentiment.

 
At 9:20 PM , Blogger Mom said...

Happy birthday beautiful girl.

 
At 9:24 PM , Blogger yellowdog granny said...

wow...happy birthday to your beautiful daughter....
she's kind of a cross between a younger madonna and a sarah jessica parker...aren't you the proud daddy..

 
At 11:02 PM , Blogger danny/ink2metal said...

aww! happy birthday to your baby girl, sling!

 
At 9:32 AM , Blogger Grish said...

Happy B-Day!

 
At 12:01 PM , Blogger sageweb said...

What a gorgeous little lady. You did some good work there Sling. Happy Bday to her.

 
At 12:13 PM , Blogger Lorraine said...

Oh, Sling...

 
At 3:11 PM , Blogger rosemary said...

I'm with the pack...she is lovely. You are Blessed...and she is too with a great daddy and a new laptop. Be ready for some shit when she starts reading the blog...no matter the subject!

 
At 7:11 PM , Blogger Sling said...

jan- she's damm lucky I didn't name her Gladass Happybottom.

mom- I'll pass that along to her. :)

yellowdog G.-She does kinda look like Sarah J!..What a coinkydink.

danny/grish- Thanks guys.

sage- Her mom actaully gets most of the credit.

Rainey- Oh,Rainey. :)

rosemary- I think I'm gonna have to call her,and walk her through finding my blog...
Then we can watch the shit fly!

 
At 7:01 AM , Blogger billy pilgrim said...

she's a beauty.

in those days i used to pray, please lord let me be sober when the levee breaks.

 
At 7:05 PM , Blogger LostInCO said...

Happy Birthday Miss Thang!
What a beautiful daughter Sling!
And fantastic, a computer!

 
At 9:06 AM , Blogger Willym said...

My god those eyes could make a man ... oops sorry that's your daughter I'm talking about.

Its a bit belated but Happy Birthday and I hope she did call you a mean old bastard - 'cause that's what we love about you - your mean old bastardiness...

 
At 1:03 PM , Blogger Middle Child said...

She is so beautiful and a happy birthday to her. The apple didn't fall far from the tree there did it. Fathers and daughters...when its good its beautiful... brought a tear to my eye

bit too much Irish in me maybe

 
At 7:06 PM , Blogger Kari (GrannySkywalker) said...

You're a sweet man, Sling. And Happy Birthday to your daughter (belated, that is!)

Kari

 
At 6:16 PM , Blogger Monica said...

awwwww
dude, what a great photo

 

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