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R2 Says

13 Nov

A collection of the weird and funny things my middle son said over the summer.


Out of all my sisters, Elvis is the dumbest.


We’re supposed to meet Tarzan but I just don’t think he cares about the jungle anymore.


Mom do you have freckles?

Yeah, some.

Gross. That freaks me out.


Mom, I’m so proud of you for making new friends.


Sometimes in the middle of the night, I go under the bed, grab my sister, and then we go outside to look for rainbows.


It’s raining out. Freezing rain. Also known as, death daggers.


Pigs are cuter than humans.


I hate Gaston (from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast)! He’s a stupid F word. I’d use the real word if it was allowed in Canada.


She’s a teenager who has a drivers licence. You know, THAT kind of teenager!

R2 says

29 May

A few more weird things my middle child has said over the past month…


I want a weasel plant

What’s that?

A plant that you say something creepy and it comes alive


Mom, the babysitter is here. Sigh…    I have sixty four kids.


I think it was Professor Dinky who invented turnip seeds.


Josepher Bumble is an evil guy. He puts cougars in jail. He will steal your brain and then steal your heart.


I wish I could go to China.


I really want to see a meerkat 

Oh, well I think meerkats live in South Africa or around there…

The meerkats in China barf rainbows. That’s what I want to see.


This popsicle has failed me


The meerkat falls from the sky. That’s the last rain drop.

R1 and R2 say

11 Oct

I’ve been distracted by my side project lately, but don’t worry, Eating Dirt isn’t going anywhere any time soon.

Please enjoy the weirdness of my children!

R1 says:

I’m here to remind you that everything is disgusting.  

It’s always a weird question when mommy’s giving the answer.


Is it just me, or is one of my eyelashes longer than the others?


R2 says: 

I can’t sleep knowing there are dance-offs nearby!


If you need me, I’ll be over here farting. Farting in the midnight hour.


Mom, want to know who all my fans are? All my imaginary friends!!


My daughter, Caramel, is a leprechaun.

R2 says

19 Aug

Some of the funny and weird things RJ has said: summer 2016

You know what’s looks like Rebel’s head?  
The other side of his head!


A housefly is just a green and black annoying dot.  With wings.


One day can we catch ants and throw them in the lake?   No wait…let’s catch them, look at them, and put them back in nature.


Every day is April Fool’s day in Tokyo!


My favourite bands are called Truck Poop and Diamond Fart. They live on Paddington St.


I need a jeep with unlikely hubcaps!

Funny things that happen when your marriage craps out

13 Jul

Let’s take a break from the more serious tone of the last few posts and delve into something a little more lighthearted!

I’ve been noticing some funny happenings over the past month since separating from my husband.

1. As I’ve mentioned, people are deleting me from various social media outlets and unfollowing the blog.  I guess they’re picking sides even though there’s no reason to. That’s funny in a weird way, not so much with the ha ha.

2. Someone told me I’m just looking for attention by posting all this stuff about my breakup.  Of course I’m looking for attention!  That should be pretty obvious.  I made no secret of the fact that I wanted words of encouragement and inspiration.  I also asked people to say nice things about me.  And you know what?  All that “attention” was incredibly helpful and appreciated.  Nobody should be afraid to ask for help.

3. Two people have contacted me to let me know that they can’t be friends with me anymore because I didn’t take my marriage vows seriously enough and gave up.  And, as a divorced woman, I’m a threat because I will tempt their husbands.  Seriously!  SERIOUSLY?!?!!  This is so ridiculously ludicrous that I have no words.  That rarely happens.  I responded to them with two simple words that likely demonstrated my disgust.

4. More in the ha-ha department… A construction worker whistled at me today!  That’s never happened to me before!  I’m not saying I want it to keep happening, but it was very funny and unexpected!  I always thought if that ever happened, I’d have a witty response ready. But no, I think I just looked confused and then cautiously continued walking to retrieve my son from his day-camp.

5. And also unexpected, people have asked me out on dates!  Whaaaat?  The last time I was asked out on a date, I was still a teenager.  I forgot that was a thing that people did!  It was very surprising, however not unwelcome in the least.  Having said that, please don’t ask for the pleasure of my company if you’re a misogynistic racist douchebag because… well….I’m just not into that!

R2 says

6 May

It’s been awhile since I’ve t some of the weird and funny things my kid says!  

R2 says: Winter 2016 edition


Here mom, this is for you. It’s a postcard from GOD!!

I accidentally broke my unbreakable toilet paper!


I can’t remember if Stephen Harper is mom’s friend or dad’s friend…


I really don’t want to eat poop. Or pee.


I just have an ordinary bum.


Mommy, Megan said she wants me to be her boyfriend.

What do you think of that?

I think it’s a good idea!


Mommy, thank you for buying me these cylinders of jello!


15 Mar

You know when you’re out and about, looking hot and completely gorgeous and put together?  

Hey, it happens sometimes!  

 If I was to be out on the town looking like the above photo, I guarantee I wouldn’t see a single solitary person I knew, either from the present or my past.

But if you go out after a bad sleep, a busy first day of March break with three kids home, and you’re not showered, not wearing makeup, and you just spent too much money on groceries, it’s pretty much a sure thing that you’ll run into someone you know….probably while you’re standing confused and exhausted in the line up at a fast food joint!

Or it won’t be someone you know and you’ll hear, “Are you Leah?  I read your blog!”

I wonder if this is how celebrities feel when they’re recognized at Wendy’s getting fast food!!  

I made Jason take this picture of me after I ran into a blog reader…hi Laura H!!!

(You can visit her photography page here)