Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Hello Mother Darling

My mother has started this blog- It was going to be a mother - daughter duo blog... However after reading her 1st post i feel this should be her baby. i think it is going to be amazing ( a word my mother hates and feels is over used).... I might be jumping the gun but truly she is such a great writer and is f-ing hilarious. I have signed on (for free) as a contributor, commentator, critic, and as a voice of maybe.. reality. I can promise only a few things about my posts: i will always write using my own voice and i will rarely use correct grammar. This is not my blog and is not about my life, I am writing as my mother's daughter to share our insane, dysfunctional, perfect relationship and my perspective on Winewit...someone has to tell the stories when she is in her Ambien Coma.

-Little edie

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Pleasure meeting you

I am married and have two children. That's the short version. I, like so many others, have a B.A. in English. I hesitate to reveal this because some very detail oriented person will point out my grammar errors. I comma splice, write run-on sentences and occasionally use multiple tenses. I concentrated in 20th Century American Lit, OK? I am married to a man with a Ph.D. in the sciences. A simple conversations can be frustrating and require too much explanation - on both sides. He is fact, I am fiction. He is empirical, I am....always making shit up because it's funny. Blinking awkward silence, uncontrolled laughter, profound understanding-it's been 15 years I think we can work it out. I call him Dr. Robot and that is another story. My children are doing things that make me proud. I will call them Keith and Heather because that's what my brother called them for three years before he bothered to realize that was not their names. They are smart and attractive which puts them way ahead of the game. They are not perfect which is probably my fault. I frustrate my family (for various reasons) but it is the one thing they can all agree on. The other thing you need to know is I have too many pets. I love them despite the fact they believe they are celebrities.