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2012-10-07 08:42:47 PM  
Not once in that article did they indicate any actual harm had taken place. The whole piece was building up to an entire argument against this behavior and and then had zero evidence. Truly spectacular journalism.
 
2012-10-07 09:12:55 PM  
Of course you shouldn't give your kids wine to make them fall asleep.

i.imgur.com
 
2012-10-07 09:26:20 PM  

jimmyego: Not once in that article did they indicate any actual harm had taken place. The whole piece was building up to an entire argument against this behavior and and then had zero evidence. Truly spectacular journalism.


ya, the daily mail is really the cutting edge of journalism.
 
2012-10-07 09:33:28 PM  
It's called Jesus Juice, Subtard.
 
2012-10-07 09:44:31 PM  
Almost a fifth? Almost a FIFTH, Daily Mail? Come on, now. You're not even *trying*
 
2012-10-07 09:47:40 PM  
I imagine light drinking probably does make one a better parent. Where you get to that lightly toasted relaxed phase. 1 or 2 beers or glasses of wine a day you can probably tolerate the screaming and acting out much better.
 
2012-10-07 09:57:35 PM  
This does not mean giving your kids wine so they fall asleep

Too late
 
2012-10-07 10:26:34 PM  
Love means holding your child's head up while they puke.
 
2012-10-07 10:26:35 PM  

TsarTom: It's called Jesus Juice, Subtard.


Right! Jesus Juice! Calling it wine? That's ignorance!
 
2012-10-07 10:27:00 PM  
www.rottenecards.com
 
2012-10-07 10:27:21 PM  

gonzoduke: This does not mean giving your kids wine so they fall asleep

Too late


Given that this was fairly common until the teetotalers rose up, it's really not that big of a deal.

/has been told that doctors have started to come around on the total prohibition on drinking during pregnancy as well
 
2012-10-07 10:33:25 PM  
I went camping with my son, wife, and a couple other families this weekend and one of the fathers from another family was sharing some wine with his 6 month-old son. I couldn't believe my eyes. I thought that kind of shiat only happens in Fark stories.

I threw my beer at his feet and stood up and yelled at him to stop abusing his child. In his surprise, he let the baby slip and it fell on the concrete floor and skinned its elbow and shoulder. Meanwhile, all the other kids are crying and freaking out.

Some people are terrible parents.
 
2012-10-07 10:33:54 PM  
Three words:

Orange Triamenic Syrup.

Knocked our kids out every time. We only used it when they had bad colds or ear infections, but...

My supervising teacher when I did my student teaching in Boca Raton used to mix up rum and Coke for her three year old on a regular basis to get her asleep.
 
2012-10-07 10:35:10 PM  
•Six out of 10 parents claim their drug or alcohol use had 'no effect' on family life

I'll go further and say it has no effect on my commute either,
 
2012-10-07 10:35:31 PM  
I have a daughter on the way. I don't plan to quit drinking once she's here. Not like I drink to excess or anything though.
 
2012-10-07 10:35:54 PM  
Read the headline as "Drinking helps IMPROVE our parenting, mothers and fathers insist on a fifth"
 
2012-10-07 10:37:47 PM  

Vectron: •Six out of 10 parents claim their drug or alcohol use had 'no effect' on family life

I'll go further and say it has no effect on my commute either,



Did I say commute? Oh no! I meant driving my kids to school. I am sober by the time I get to work.
 
2012-10-07 10:40:22 PM  

xl5150: I have a daughter on the way. I don't plan to quit drinking once she's here. Not like I drink to excess or anything though.


No one's going to tell you to quit cold turkey, but you should at least take breaks to use the bathroom and eat every now and then.

/i'm just joking
//there are plenty of people willing to tell you to quit cold turkey
 
2012-10-07 10:40:41 PM  
girlvsbeer.files.wordpress.com
 
2012-10-07 10:43:00 PM  
Well since they took codeine away, parents without gas ovens don't have much of a selection. Alcohol or Benadryl?
 
2012-10-07 10:43:42 PM  

AverageAmericanGuy: I went camping with my son, wife, and a couple other families this weekend and one of the fathers from another family was sharing some wine with his 6 month-old son. I couldn't believe my eyes. I thought that kind of shiat only happens in Fark stories.

I threw my beer at his feet and stood up and yelled at him to stop abusing his child. In his surprise, he let the baby slip and it fell on the concrete floor and skinned its elbow and shoulder. Meanwhile, all the other kids are crying and freaking out.

Some people are terrible parents.


I was horrified until I looked up and saw who the poster was. Good work sir.
 
2012-10-07 10:44:34 PM  
Sore throat, I got I shot of whiskey. I only complained twice before I didn't care about the sore throat when I was young. Now I come up from the basement and dad gives me the bottle.
 
2012-10-07 10:44:36 PM  
This is too preposterous a notion to even bother reading the article.....
 
2012-10-07 10:45:53 PM  
imageshack.us
 
2012-10-07 10:46:04 PM  
I went camping with my son, wife, and a couple other families this weekend and one of the fathers from another family was sharing some wine with his 6 month-old son. I couldn't believe my eyes. I thought that kind of shiat only happens in Fark stories.

I threw my beer at his feet and stood up and yelled at him to stop abusing his child. In his surprise, he let the baby slip and it fell on the concrete floor and skinned its elbow and shoulder. Meanwhile, all the other kids are crying and freaking out.

Some people are terrible parents.

Are you channeling Spentmiles or just trolling, either way I live with my mom
 
2012-10-07 10:46:39 PM  
Actually, real live pediatricians will tell you that putting a little bit (but you know, a little) of whiskey in a kid's milk is a safe and effective way to make a kid go to sleep.
 
2012-10-07 10:50:14 PM  
Can't get myself worked up over this "study". Yeah, there are bad drunks and bad parents, and they probably often coincide. This study isn't even talking about them. This is farking handkerchief-clutching outrage-generation. And I'm saying that as someone who doesn't drink (although sometimes I certainly wish I did).

/My kid thinks alcohol tastes bad
//We won't let him try the Moscato though... :)
 
2012-10-07 10:56:55 PM  
What about Kahlua? That's what my parents mixed in my bottle to get me to sleep.
 
2012-10-07 10:59:18 PM  
(On advice of our family doctor.)
 
2012-10-07 10:59:32 PM  
www.aerojockey.com
 
2012-10-07 11:01:54 PM  

dahmers love zombie: Of course you shouldn't give your kids wine to make them fall asleep.

[i.imgur.com image 290x271]


I couldn't agree more. I'm not wasting my Boonesfarm on some kid who can't appreciate the subtle nuances of flavor.

/That's the joke.jpeg
 
2012-10-07 11:02:20 PM  
I drink better when I drive.
 
2012-10-07 11:08:34 PM  
What a parent drinking alcohol may look like.

i.dailymail.co.uk

Also, there's a different between drinking a glass of wine with the lunch and getting wife-beaty drunk in the evening.
 
2012-10-07 11:09:55 PM  
My folks would rub whiskey on us kids' gums when we where teething.

I turned out fine

/hic
 
2012-10-07 11:28:06 PM  
 
2012-10-07 11:30:32 PM  
My stepdaughter has a boyfriend. You bet your ass I need a drink
 
2012-10-07 11:30:54 PM  
Whiskey, hot water and sugar - the poor mom's cough syrup. My mom gave it to me
when I was a kid and had a cold and it worked every time. I slept through the night
with nary a cough.

Now, if you even LOOK at a 12-pack of beer or bottle of wine in the presence of a kid,
someone SOMEwhere is going to get all butthurt about it.

My oldest turned 18 today and, to my knowledge, has never had a drink. He's seen
alcoholism wreck my mother's life and saw firsthand the struggle she went through
to beat it. He doesn't want to go down that road plus he doesn't like the idea of
putting anything in his body that will mess with the way he thinks.

We've talked about alcohol and drinking and I've told him this:

a. if you're curious about alcohol, let me know. I'd rather you tried it here at home,
where I know you're safe, than out with friends where one of you might drink and then
get behind the wheel of a car.

b. if you ever are out with friends and have been drinking, or are in a situation where
you aren't drinking and they are, call me. I don't care what time of the day or night it
is. I'll come get you, no questions asked.

So far, no middle of the night phone calls... He's a good kid - awkward and a little on
the immature side - but who isn't at that age.
 
2012-10-07 11:31:35 PM  
My favorite part of this story: 50% of parents admitted to drinking in the last month. Oh nooooo! The sky is falling! The sky is falling!
 
2012-10-07 11:37:21 PM  
 
2012-10-07 11:38:43 PM  
A shot of Uncle Roy's best and a couple of reds.

/where am I?
 
2012-10-07 11:39:24 PM  

digitalrain: Whiskey, hot water and sugar - the poor mom's cough syrup. My mom gave it to me
when I was a kid and had a cold and it worked every time. I slept through the night
with nary a cough.

Now, if you even LOOK at a 12-pack of beer or bottle of wine in the presence of a kid,
someone SOMEwhere is going to get all butthurt about it.

My oldest turned 18 today and, to my knowledge, has never had a drink. He's seen
alcoholism wreck my mother's life and saw firsthand the struggle she went through
to beat it. He doesn't want to go down that road plus he doesn't like the idea of
putting anything in his body that will mess with the way he thinks.

We've talked about alcohol and drinking and I've told him this:

a. if you're curious about alcohol, let me know. I'd rather you tried it here at home,
where I know you're safe, than out with friends where one of you might drink and then
get behind the wheel of a car.

b. if you ever are out with friends and have been drinking, or are in a situation where
you aren't drinking and they are, call me. I don't care what time of the day or night it
is. I'll come get you, no questions asked.

So far, no middle of the night phone calls... He's a good kid - awkward and a little on
the immature side - but who isn't at that age.


That's some fine parenting Lou.

/not being snarky
//pretty much the same rules with my step-kids. Didn't stop one of them spending the night in lockup though! He's a good kid who just can't handle spirits. He wasn't charged thankfully.
 
2012-10-07 11:47:16 PM  

Aussie_As: digitalrain: Whiskey, hot water and sugar - the poor mom's cough syrup. My mom gave it to me
when I was a kid and had a cold and it worked every time. I slept through the night
with nary a cough.

Now, if you even LOOK at a 12-pack of beer or bottle of wine in the presence of a kid,
someone SOMEwhere is going to get all butthurt about it.

My oldest turned 18 today and, to my knowledge, has never had a drink. He's seen
alcoholism wreck my mother's life and saw firsthand the struggle she went through
to beat it. He doesn't want to go down that road plus he doesn't like the idea of
putting anything in his body that will mess with the way he thinks.

We've talked about alcohol and drinking and I've told him this:

a. if you're curious about alcohol, let me know. I'd rather you tried it here at home,
where I know you're safe, than out with friends where one of you might drink and then
get behind the wheel of a car.

b. if you ever are out with friends and have been drinking, or are in a situation where
you aren't drinking and they are, call me. I don't care what time of the day or night it
is. I'll come get you, no questions asked.

So far, no middle of the night phone calls... He's a good kid - awkward and a little on
the immature side - but who isn't at that age.

That's some fine parenting Lou.

/not being snarky
//pretty much the same rules with my step-kids. Didn't stop one of them spending the night in lockup though! He's a good kid who just can't handle spirits. He wasn't charged thankfully.


I've had the kid-in-lockup experience too, except in this case it was because he'd gone
batshiat insane. He's bipolar (in the worst sense of the word, not just a convenient
diagnosis by the school shrink to medicate away the fidgets) and before we got his meds
right, he would go into rages and attack. He went after a teacher with a shuffleboard stick,
threw a chair at another teacher, threatened to snap his little brother's neck, stabbed me
in the back of the neck (with a plastic knife, thankfully), put me in the ER with internal
bleeding, etc... -- and this was all before he turned 13.

Thank goodness he has grown out of the violence. Everything else we can deal with but
the violence...I wouldn't wish it on anyone.

The way I see it, its not my job to be my kids' best friend. BUT I also want to be the type
of parent they can feel comfortable talking to about anything. Whether its drugs. sex,
alcohol, or anything else.

The current trend of many parents, which is to give kids whatever they want and hold
them responsible for nothing, makes me ill.
 
zez
2012-10-07 11:48:05 PM  
So far tonight (after the kids have went to bed) I've had 2 hopslams, 2 Sierra Nevada Hoptimum and 2 Founder's Breakfast stouts.

/daddy happy
 
2012-10-07 11:49:58 PM  

bingethinker: My favorite part of this story: 50% of parents admitted to drinking in the last month. Oh nooooo! The sky is falling! The sky is falling!


How times have changed. Maybe it's not like this outside WI, but I remember going to bars for Friday fish fry with my parents when I was a little boy. You get there, and there's a line. They give the host/ess their names and you all walk into the bar to wait. They give each of the kids a buck for video games or pinball, and Mom and Dad mingle and have a drink or two while the kids mingle and play games.

Friday was coveted almost as much for that as the fact that we were about to have two days of riding the bikes and playing with friends with no school.
 
2012-10-07 11:53:04 PM  
Maybe they should've polled the kids to see if mom running drunkenly around the kitchen counter with a knife affected their opinion of their parenting skill.
 
TKM
2012-10-07 11:53:14 PM  
An excellent parent, I'm an excellent parent......

Don't have any damn kids, but that's beside the point.
 
2012-10-07 11:59:26 PM  
traylor:

Also, there's a different between drinking a glass of wine with the lunch and getting wife-beaty drunk in the evening.

I'd have to be pretty drunk to beat your wife.


(I know, tasteless joke.

Here's another: how do you make a baby cry twice?)
 
2012-10-07 11:59:35 PM  
No, it doesn't. I speak from experience.

/alcoholism is bad juju
 
2012-10-08 12:02:03 AM  

some_beer_drinker: jimmyego: Not once in that article did they indicate any actual harm had taken place. The whole piece was building up to an entire argument against this behavior and and then had zero evidence. Truly spectacular journalism.

ya, the daily mail is really the cutting edge of journalism.


God, I'd love to see links to Daily Mail banned from Fark. Right, Left, or centrist, I'm sure we'd all agree that we don't need to help scum like this make money. Yes, the average farker is probably intelligent enough not to take seriously anything published by a site with celebrity tits in the sidebar, but when you visit them you are giving them page hits and contributing to the problem just as much an ignorant, fat, Englishwoman who really cares about the scandalous dress KateLo wore to the celebrity bash last weekend. And of course by luring innocent fellow farkers to... that site... you are multiplying the offense.

Please, for the love decency and good taste, just stop it. If it's a genuine news item, some other news site will carry it that is not staffed by sleazy cockneys who would best serve society by being rendered for kibble and shipped to hog farms.
 
2012-10-08 12:04:50 AM  
Personally I think more people should become winos instead of having kids.

Better a good drunk than a bad parent.
 
2012-10-08 12:07:04 AM  
ShannonKW:


God, I'd love to see links to Daily Mail banned from Fark.... Please, for the love decency and good taste, just stop it. If it's a genuine news item, some other news site will carry it that is not staffed by sleazy cockneys who would best serve society by being rendered for kibble and shipped to hog farms.


This. Indeed.
 
2012-10-08 12:12:14 AM  

ShannonKW: some_beer_drinker: jimmyego: Not once in that article did they indicate any actual harm had taken place. The whole piece was building up to an entire argument against this behavior and and then had zero evidence. Truly spectacular journalism.

ya, the daily mail is really the cutting edge of journalism.

God, I'd love to see links to Daily Mail banned from Fark. Right, Left, or centrist, I'm sure we'd all agree that we don't need to help scum like this make money. Yes, the average farker is probably intelligent enough not to take seriously anything published by a site with celebrity tits in the sidebar, but when you visit them you are giving them page hits and contributing to the problem just as much an ignorant, fat, Englishwoman who really cares about the scandalous dress KateLo wore to the celebrity bash last weekend. And of course by luring innocent fellow farkers to... that site... you are multiplying the offense.

Please, for the love decency and good taste, just stop it. If it's a genuine news item, some other news site will carry it that is not staffed by sleazy cockneys who would best serve society by being rendered for kibble and shipped to hog farms.


You are a terrible parent.
 
2012-10-08 12:18:17 AM  
I prefer Nyquil for sleep.

Not so CSB- In Afghanistan I got so used to using Nyquil to sleep I used half a bottle once on one of my days off. I actually slept through a rocket attack. When the 1SG came around for the safety check I was still out cold when he banged on my door and apparently thought I was dead. They actually busted down my door to see if I was alive. Yeah I got counseled for that. And had a broken door for a few days, so my laptop and xbox spent the time in a buddy's CHU.
 
2012-10-08 12:34:08 AM  

Aulus: Orange Triamenic Syrup.


That stuff was AWESOME! Forgot it existed. Hated the cherry version, but would look forward to a cold just to have a spoonful. Best dessert ever.
 
2012-10-08 12:40:54 AM  

ShannonKW: we don't need to help scum like this make money.


Trouble is, they help Drew make money. Or did you think that kickbacks advertizing wasn't a significant part of this site's income?
 
2012-10-08 12:56:47 AM  
Drinking doesn't make my husband and I better parents, but it certainly makes us happier people. We tend to share a bottle of wine before/after the baby is asleep. Absolutely nothing wrong with that.
 
2012-10-08 01:09:13 AM  

cptjeff: ShannonKW: we don't need to help scum like this make money.

Trouble is, they help Drew make money. Or did you think that kickbacks advertizing wasn't a significant part of this site's income?


Seriously, it shows up with enough frequency that I wonder if there is some sort of X-links-per-week-for-$Y going on, as there apparently was once with Strongbad. I don't know why Strongbad suddenly dropped off the radar here, but I suspect their unpopularity had something to do with it. People got tired of semi-funny Flash animations shoved in their faces, it became obvious that someone was getting paid to greenlight the shiat, and toward the end every SB thread was full of heckling, and SB finally decided it was more harm than good and took his business elsewhere to everyone's relief.

Here's hoping the same thing can be accomplished with Daily Mail. They never even gave us a Trogdor.
 
2012-10-08 01:25:03 AM  

Aidan:
//We won't let him try the Moscato though... :)


/ Love that stuff!
 
2012-10-08 01:28:16 AM  

WxGuy1: Aidan:
//We won't let him try the Moscato though... :)

/ Love that stuff!


3.bp.blogspot.com

Fark threw away the image, so I'll try another one:
 
2012-10-08 01:29:19 AM  
Mother's Little Helpers:

3.bp.blogspot.com 

opioids.com

Morphine and Cocaine good for all ages.
 
2012-10-08 01:29:49 AM  

taurusowner: I prefer Nyquil for sleep.


Don't forget that Nyquil has acetaminophen (tylenol) in it, and that an overdose of tylenol will destroy your liver, so if you drink too much you may need a liver transplant, or you might die.

Google it if you don't believe me
 
2012-10-08 01:33:04 AM  

digitalrain: I've had the kid-in-lockup experience too



Hello Dad, I'm In Jail!
 
2012-10-08 01:45:04 AM  

AverageAmericanGuy: I went camping with my son, wife, and a couple other families this weekend and one of the fathers from another family was sharing some wine with his 6 month-old son. I couldn't believe my eyes. I thought that kind of shiat only happens in Fark stories.

I threw my beer at his feet and stood up and yelled at him to stop abusing his child. In his surprise, he let the baby slip and it fell on the concrete floor and skinned its elbow and shoulder. Meanwhile, all the other kids are crying and freaking out.

Some people are terrible parents.


The fact that you were "camping" and it somehow involved a concrete floor is far more disappointing.
 
2012-10-08 01:50:10 AM  

AverageAmericanGuy: I threw my beer at his feet and stood up and yelled at him to stop abusing his child. In his surprise, he let the baby slip and it fell on the concrete floor and skinned its elbow and shoulder. Meanwhile, all the other kids are crying and freaking out.


Can anyone else count 7 things that are seriously farked up about this paragraph ?

// AverageAmericanGuy is ... not my experience of average, my experience of American, and not my experience of guys - the dude is a douche at best, a psychopath at worst.
 
2012-10-08 01:53:22 AM  

jimmyego: Not once in that article did they indicate any actual harm had taken place. The whole piece was building up to an entire argument against this behavior and and then had zero evidence. Truly spectacular journalism.


You sound drunk.

Remember kids, denial ain't just a river in Egypt!
 
2012-10-08 02:07:48 AM  

WeenerGord: taurusowner: I prefer Nyquil for sleep.

Don't forget that Nyquil has acetaminophen (tylenol) in it, and that an overdose of tylenol will destroy your liver, so if you drink too much you may need a liver transplant, or you might die.

Google it if you don't believe me


I believe you, it was just the only thing I could get in Afghanistan.
 
2012-10-08 02:16:10 AM  
 
2012-10-08 02:16:37 AM  

Slartibartfaster: AverageAmericanGuy: I threw my beer at his feet and stood up and yelled at him to stop abusing his child. In his surprise, he let the baby slip and it fell on the concrete floor and skinned its elbow and shoulder. Meanwhile, all the other kids are crying and freaking out.

Can anyone else count 7 things that are seriously farked up about this paragraph ?

// AverageAmericanGuy is ... not my experience of average, my experience of American, and not my experience of guys - the dude is a douche at best, a psychopath at worst.


...and also a successful troll
 
2012-10-08 02:25:47 AM  

xl5150: I have a daughter on the way. I don't plan to quit drinking once she's here. Not like I drink to excess or anything though.


How do you expect to keep her school free of unwanted bikini models if you're drinking all the time?

Oh, I get it, your plan is to go to nudie bars to check to see if you recognize any of the girls from parent-teacher night. Devious.
 
2012-10-08 02:33:58 AM  
Mithiwithi: How do you expect to keep her school free of unwanted bikini models if you're drinking all the time?

I expect the school to properly research all of their employees to make sure that none of them have anything inappropriate in their background. I don't find this to be an unreasonable request.

Mithiwithi: Oh, I get it, your plan is to go to nudie bars to check to see if you recognize any of the girls from parent-teacher night. Devious.

I go to strip clubs all the time. Nothing wrong with that. I wouldn't want the girls there to be someone who deals with my daughter, though. Again, that's hardly unreasonable.
 
2012-10-08 02:44:09 AM  

capt.hollister: and also a successful troll


ok so sociopath
 
2012-10-08 02:47:05 AM  
Slartibartfaster: ok so sociopath

I'm curious--did you learn how to diagnose people over the internet in your community college Pysch 101A class, or did you have to wait until the second semester to reach that level of expertise?
 
2012-10-08 03:24:42 AM  
As a parent currently brewing his own wine: I'll drink to that!

/Not sure what I'm drinking to - the main point is that I'm drinking.
 
2012-10-08 04:54:43 AM  

gordian: Aulus: Orange Triamenic Syrup.

That stuff was AWESOME! Forgot it existed. Hated the cherry version, but would look forward to a cold just to have a spoonful. Best dessert ever.


I always got the yellow triaminic - stuff tasted AWFUL
 
2012-10-08 05:30:01 AM  

capt.hollister: Slartibartfaster: AverageAmericanGuy: I threw my beer at his feet and stood up and yelled at him to stop abusing his child. In his surprise, he let the baby slip and it fell on the concrete floor and skinned its elbow and shoulder. Meanwhile, all the other kids are crying and freaking out.

Can anyone else count 7 things that are seriously farked up about this paragraph ?

// AverageAmericanGuy is ... not my experience of average, my experience of American, and not my experience of guys - the dude is a douche at best, a psychopath at worst.

...and also a successful troll


Lighten up you guys, he's usually amusing. Spentmiles comes up with some good ones too but I haven't seen him lately.
hmmm..
 
2012-10-08 05:46:18 AM  
As someone with an alcoholic father, I must emphatically disagree.
 
2012-10-08 08:02:44 AM  
I'm going to be 30 in three years and I am seriously contemplating not having a kid. I don't think I'd mind being a step mother but I don't know. Kids seem like so much work and stress. In my ignorance as a teen I wanted six children. I was an idiot.
 
2012-10-08 08:14:46 AM  

Slartibartfaster: capt.hollister: and also a successful troll

ok so sociopath


encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com
 
2012-10-08 10:03:15 AM  
xl5150:

I expect the school to properly research all of their employees to make sure that none of them have anything inappropriate in their background. I don't find this to be an unreasonable request.

What would be inappropriate in your view?

I go to strip clubs all the time. Nothing wrong with that.

Does your wife know?


I wouldn't want the girls there to be someone who deals with my daughter, though. Again, that's hardly unreasonable.

"Deals with" in what way? Are you talking cafeteria ladies or what?

Why do you assume all strippers would be inappropriate to be around your child? Are you aware that many women strip to feed their kids who their scumbag fathers don't support?

When you're at the club do you tip well? Maybe buy a lap dance even though you don't really need one?
 
2012-10-08 11:46:49 AM  
Simple test: kids pissing you off? Have a beer or glass of wine. If you're no longer pissed, the kids were fine. You were just too damned uptight. If you're still pissed, it was the kids. Might want to tell them them to shut the hell up and fix yourself another libation.
 
2012-10-08 03:32:12 PM  

4seasons85!: I'm going to be 30 in three years and I am seriously contemplating not having a kid. I don't think I'd mind being a step mother but I don't know. Kids seem like so much work and stress. In my ignorance as a teen I wanted six children. I was an idiot.


You could field your own basketball team. That's pretty cool.
 
2012-10-08 09:39:50 PM  
Hell, one day when I was watching my first son at about six months old I blew him a hit so he'd settle down and I could get some gaming time in. He's fine now, just won't stop moving and I don't dare try that at four years.
 
2012-10-08 09:52:36 PM  
img1.owned.com
 
2012-10-09 04:09:26 AM  

WxGuy1: WxGuy1: Aidan:
//We won't let him try the Moscato though... :)

/ Love that stuff!

[3.bp.blogspot.com image 383x640]

Fark threw away the image, so I'll try another one:


Martin-Weyrich, they're, ah...probably pining for the fjords.

'E's not pinin'! 'E's passed on! This parrot is no more! He has ceased to be! 'E's expired and gone to meet 'is maker!
'E's a stiff! Bereft of life, 'e rests in peace! If you hadn't nailed 'im to the perch 'e'd be pushing up the daisies!

'Is metabolic processes are now 'istory! 'E's off the twig!

'E's kicked the bucket, 'e's shuffled off 'is mortal coil, run down the curtain and joined the bleedin' choir invisibile!!
THIS IS AN EX-WINERY!!

San Antonio Winery has taken over the location, without the iconic shield, sadly.
 
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