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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Mrs. Cranky and the Lady Step-crank


Mrs. Cranky and the Lady Step-crank

The lady Step-crank (Cassie) dropped buy for a day this weekend.   Mothers and Daughter’s can be fun when they don’t have a Dr. Phil intervention relationship.   It is always a trip when these two get together. 

Mrs. C claims to be a cold-hearted mom, and in ways she is, but her progeny seem to gravitate to her for advice and a shoulder; especially Cassie.

First, a little background:  Cassie is a college graduate, under 30, very pretty, very talented and living in NYC on her own.  She is a terrific young lady, even if she sometimes phones and wakes up the house at 2 am looking for some motherly advice.  When she visits, I think she looks for a little pampering that she does not get in the City such as a nice breakfast served to her on a platter and a nice shower with plenty of hot water and a bathroom without apartment-roommate crowding.

I think she also looks forward to a little mother-daughter conversation.  As an innocent bystander, I also enjoy these talks.

For instance these gems all occurred within a 12 hour period of time.

Cassie: “Years ago you told me instead of being a big fish in a little pond; I should just be a fish in a pond.  I still don’t know what the hell that means.”

Mrs. C.  “Just sometimes it’s better to blend in, and no one wants to put you in a net!”

Cassie: “Well that clears it all up.”

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Mrs. C: “Someday you‘ll be sitting across from your daughter and thinking ‘what a little bitch.’”

Cassie: “Great, now I get to tell my daughter ‘Grandma called you a bitch before you were even born.’”

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Mrs. C: “I remember when we had to clean out your college apartment and SOMEONE had a bad hangover.”

Cassie: “Are you ever going to let that one go?”

Mrs. C: “You’re always complaining about me, give me something!”

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Some stuff Cassie had to post on Facebook:

Mom: ...and seriously, don't get into the wrong Uber. I saw a Lifetime movie called "The Wrong Car", and this girl; she got in THE WRONG CAR. So don't get into the wrong car!

Cassie...*She has a point, but I don't think I've laughed this hard at a Lifetime movie reference before.*

And this gem which somehow included me.


Cassie...Mom, are you dancing to Trap Queen* right now?!

Mom: What! It's got a great beat! *dances in the car*

Step Dad: What's he singing about smoking? Bopity-opu?  Does he mean dope? I want whatever he's smoking it sounds fun!

Cassie... *dies in the backseat*

*Apparently Trap Queen is a rap group

Only one day in the sit-com I call my life. 

15 comments:

  1. How many seasons has it been running now?

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  2. And you said I should be on telly - I'd watch your sit-com any day!

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  3. Sounds to me like they have a good, honest, working relationship.

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  4. Adult daughters are fun, much preferable over teen daughters!

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  5. I think Mrs. Cranky is a wonderful mother! Cassie seems pretty comfortable to call at 2 a.m., so that I think is a good sign she is!

    betty

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  6. Your life would make a terrific sitcom.

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  7. Every day is a sit-com at your house. That's why I visit here all the time because I want to keep up with said sit-com.

    Have a fabulous day Cranky. ☺

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  8. Living in a sitcom has the advantage that laughter makes you live longer. Or is it just that it seems longer?

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  9. How nice for you to just be in the audience enjoying for a change and not the star.
    Ya know, that pond thing does make sense.

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  10. thanks for sharing the laughs. my fave was 'she called you a bitch before you were born!' :)

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  11. It sounds like your wife has a great relationship with her daughter - any relationship that is OK with occasional 2 a.m. phone calls is worth its weight in gold!

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  12. I'm pretty sure your sit-com has been renewed for another season.

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  13. Your life is rich, my friend. Just sit back and enjoy it. Don't try to understand it.

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  14. Now that's funny, I don't care who you are.
    R

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  15. I'm not really into the "blonde" jokes, so I don't know why it popped into my mind. :)

    I'll bet you begin to gather blog post material as soon as step-crank comes into the door.

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