Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Overheard Conversations

As I was cooking dinner the boys were huddled in the corner heads together. They weren't fighting for a change so I thought I should leave things well enough alone. A few minutes later I wondered if I should have investigated the situation just a little sooner as a bit of conversation drifted my way.


"Just eat it, it tastes like sweet milk."

"You should kill it first."

"Yeah! Kill it so it doesn't wiggle around when you eat it."

"I always kill them, I like my termites dead."

After I finished gagging I managed to put dinner on the table. Termites must not be very filling because all three boys ate like pigs. However just thinking about eating termites will keep Mom on her diet.

8 comments:

Becky said...

Oh man. I love those kids of yours. Hilarious.

Connie said...

Your kids are GREAT! :D (and getting extra protein in the diets, naturally!)

Donna said...

Somehow I have a sneaking suspicion you're going to be googling "termite casserole recipes" this week.

I mean, if they all like it, it can't be all bad, right? When's the last time you made something from scratch that everyone agreed upon?

Daniela Swider said...

Plus, if they ever get stranded in the jungle, they'll survive, rest assured!

Sarah Novak said...

Gotta admire them for working with what they've got! YIKES. Not for me though...

Monica said...

wow. sign those boys up for survivor. jeesh. GROSS.

Just US said...

Boys! My brother likes to eat different bugs when we are out camping but it has yet to pass on to my boys - YET!

Nomads By Nature said...

I think your kids win the award for "Exploring Africa The Best". Never a dull day, huh!? So...... are you going to give 'em a try and see if they are right?