Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Funny Stuff

Accidental bits of wit and wisdom, from roommate Matt, and my mom

I was talking with Matt the other day and we were joking about the kind of man that I seem to continually get hit on by. Then he got totally serious and said:

You know, to a screwed up guy like that, you are actually a pretty good catch!

Thanks Matt... thanks a lot....

On to my mom-

Ever since I was young I have occasionally been asked by strangers, usually people of Asian decent, if I am part asian. I have never understood why, and I always say no. It has continued to intrigue me and as I entered the medical field it has been happening more and more frequently. Finally someone I worked with said- "hey, you have epicanthal folds!". I look at myself in the mirror every single day and have NEVER noticed this about myself. So I did some digging and called mom to see where I get this distinctly asian characteristic. Later on in the day I get a text message from good old mom:

Dad said great grandma was a mix of some sort


What- are we Labradoodles now? What kind of mix was great grandma?

And she replied:

Your Dad's family wasn't really good at keeping records. I guess when you're not Irish nothing else really matters

Oh, one other bit of wisdom I learned today (for the women only):

No matter how much you think today might be the day you get your period in the middle of a long surgery, resist the urge to use a maxi pad you found on the labor and delivery ward of the hospital. I'm pretty sure I could have made it through a monsoon completely dry today...

11 comments:

Big ass sitter said...

Did you forget Grampa Wange?

Ange said...

those are hysterical. Love your blog.

Bill said...

Hehe. Coming from a long, long line of horny people, I can relate to that part of your post.

As to the monsoon part, well...

I'm a guy.

Matt said...

I thought you looked Austrailian. Who knew?

JenC said...

Now that you mention it, you do have a slightly exotic look to you. Can't be a bad thing! I like to say I'm a good old-fashioned American Mutt!

Monsoon...hee hee!

triguyjt said...

you kinda look like you might have come from...
the union of a man and a woman....
but i could be wrong.

i am a mixed bag

TRI Vortex said...

I'm a mut and I'm proud. 1/2 Columbian and 1/2 Filipino. Being in the medical field I'm sure you don't see a shortage of Filipinos. ha.

TriSonq said...

Wow. I knew I should've stopped reading before the parenthetical comment. Ewww...TMI!

TriSaraTops said...

LOLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!

Oh, but was it one of the maxi pads with an ice pack built in?

Those are glorious.

Hey, I get mail in Spanish because apparently my Italian maiden name tips off as "Hispanic chick" and I get all kinds of Spanish junk mail! Woo hoo!

Chad in the Arizona Desert said...

"You know, to a screwed up guy like that, you are actually a pretty good catch!"

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Um, news flash. All of us guys are screwed up. The challenge for you is to find a guy who's screwed up in a way that you can deal with without going completely crazy.

Happy hunting. ;-)

Rice said...

My family has Mongolian blood in there from my fathers months line. It REALLY stands out in some, my cousin most of all and he has very often been mistaken for Asian decent.

cheers.

Rice.