When I was in the third grade my friend Sabrina and I were playing in our front room when all of a sudden by little brother David comes busting through the back door in a panic. “Someone wet my wizard woose!!!!” he yelled throughout the house! (Someone let my lizard loose). What a terrible tragedy that was! Can you imagine the horror of it? I find myself asking what is worse? Loosing one’s lizard to a brother that staged a jail break or being incapable of pronouncing the letter “L”? That is a toss up!
David could be the topic of many many many of my memory lane ramblings. He is onery. He is a button pusher. He doesn’t take “no” for an answer. He acts first and thinks about consequences later. He says whatever comes to mind without any thought of filtering. He goes against the grain and has no prideJ.
He did not even hesitate when he pulled me out of Daniel’s pool and started giving me CPR! (No, I was not drowning. Apparently he just thought I would make a good test case). That is just a wicked thing to do to your sister. Oh my gosh that was disgusting! Who would do that? To their own sister and on purpose? Check out his picture in the Nov album. He even looks a bit Jeff Foxworthyish at the moment.
He can drive me nuttier than anybody (and he knows it). He is also one of the most giving, unselfish, tender hearted and compassionate people that I know and I love him so much!
Even though I do indeed love him, sometimes a sister does need a little recourse. I have been kissed on the lips by this brother one too many times lately (as Tanner would say “das gwoss”!). So I thought I would share a little something with you. David is under the opinion that I screen my calls all of the time and that I purposefully don’t answer his calls (not true). He has these very long and one sided conversations with me over my answering machine while continually petitioning Tanner to get me to pick the phone up. (Which we never hear because I am NOT screening his calls). Anyhow, I couldn’t stop giggling when he decided to sing “Pick up the phone” to me this week. I have decided to make that message available to the public. Listen to this clip: Download PickUpthePhone.mp3 (very short mp3 file).
Sadly, my attempt at retaliation will not work. He will probably get great joy and satisfaction out of this. I never win.