Friday, July 20, 2018

Knockout!

Daddy Steve:  The other day Rhoda came upon Mikko, Tyler, and Blake working out in their 'gym.'

Rhoda: What are you guys doing?
Tyler: >Ahem<  We're doing boy stuff.
Mikko: Yeah, boy stuff.

Rhoda: Dancing?
Mikko: No!  Boxing!  I'm practicing my footwork.  You know...'float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.'
Rhoda: You look more like a Junebug to me.

Tyler: Why don't you just run along now.
Rhoda: Those are cool-looking gloves.  Can I try them on?

Mikko:  Oh, alright.  But you know, these aren't the kind of gloves you wear to tea parties.

Mikko & Tyler: Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha!



Tyler: Mikko! Are you okay?!
Mikko: Huh? Wha' happen?
Blake: You look like you're seeing stars; like in the cartoons.

Rhoda: Sorry about that.  I didn't mean to hit you so hard.
Mikko: Um, what?  No, I just lost my balance.  That's all.  I barely felt it.
Tyler: Yeah, he barely felt it.
Blake: Looked to me like he sure felt it.

Mikko: Ah, hey, Rhoda, ah, let's not tell any of the others about this, okay?
Rhoda: Sure thing.  And just for the record: I'm not the kind of girl who goes to tea parties.




Extra-special thanks (with cherry on top) to Marti Murphy for the boxing gloves!

5 comments:

  1. wow, Rhoda has quite the right hook!! I guess that "boy stuff" and "girls stuff" won't be quite so black and white anymore!! lol!!

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  2. I think Rhoda's helped the boys realised that girls are not all 'sugar and spice' and it's best not to make judgments based on gender.
    If I was those boys , I'd be getting on my side just in case she's ever needed in a rumble! ;)

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  3. Yes, a valuable lesson learned. I think in time Tyler, Mikko and Rhoda could easily become good friends and partners in crime, which will mean even more grey hairs for Daddy Steve!

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  4. Ha ha ha ha! Never underestimate a woman boys - I think that is the moral of the story! Great to see the gloves getting used...although perhaps more supervision might be needed... do they have a trainer? ;)

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  5. A great post with Rhoda realizing boxing is more fun than a tea party. I bet the boys keep an eye out for her now. You never know what will be coming next. 😊 xxx

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