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January’s Thing: Interviewing my parents

January’s Thing: Interviewing my parents

My parents have gotten some good air time on this blog over the years, mostly because they are hilarious. There was the time the cops came over for Christmas, the time my mom almost ran me over with her car, and the time my mom schooled all of us on how to properly insulate coffee, just to name a few. And because I haven’t shared a good parental anecdote here in awhile, I feel like it’s time for a new one. It’s just the right thing to do.

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And That’s When the Cops Pulled Into Our Driveway

And That’s When the Cops Pulled Into Our Driveway

Originally posted here on December 25, 2011

Last year’s Christmas story featured some classic Mom antics. Trust me, she had her moments this Christmas as well. (At church: Me – “Who’s that?” Mom – “Yes, I’m excited about the rolls, too!”) But this year, it was all about the police and marijuana.Don’t worry, the two are not related. This story doesn’t end in prison.First, we’ll start with how we all awoke this morning. It was kind of like a poem. But kind of not.

We set our alarms for 7am. I was up at 5am because I’m ridiculous and still

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