Sunday, September 6, 2009

Fashion Plate

We are at the dacha for the long weekend, and papa modeled some new fashion. He wore a tank tops that the less sophisticated call "a wife beater". He came to dinner dressed like that and while the rest of us were grateful for the appetite suppressant and decided then and there to start our diets, he decided to ask mama if she liked his shirt. The great thing about mama is that she doesn't like to mince words.

"On you, absolutely not," she told him. "On Sylvester Stallone, yes."

Papa quickly changed. Into a burkha.


Blogger blognut said...

I still love your papa.

I think I should like to adopt him.

September 6, 2009 at 10:27 AM  
Blogger blognut said...

Holy Crap!

I'm first.


September 6, 2009 at 10:27 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I guess Blognut and I are the only ones around on Labor Day weekend. :)

What color was his burkha? ;-) We need details, woman!

September 6, 2009 at 11:03 AM  
Blogger Maureen@IslandRoar said...

Oh, poor Papa. You don't want to know what we called those "wife-beaters" growing up; what's the deal with them anyway? Is it un-manly for a guy to have a "sleeveless undershirt?"

September 6, 2009 at 3:35 PM  
Blogger A Mom on Spin said...

I don't know if I like Papa or Mama best! Such a tough choice. . .

September 6, 2009 at 3:57 PM  
Blogger Beth said...

I need an appetite suppresant. Could you email a picture?

September 6, 2009 at 10:01 PM  
Blogger Anna See said...

Will you hate me if I say "ewwwww...." ???

September 6, 2009 at 10:26 PM  
Blogger Jeanne said...

A wife-beater as dinnerwear? I think I'd prefer him in the burkha.

September 7, 2009 at 7:56 AM  
Blogger Jeve (aka John and Steve) said...

Ha! Too much.

September 7, 2009 at 8:30 AM  
Blogger Comedy Goddess said...

Love them.

September 7, 2009 at 1:24 PM  
Blogger p-huong said...

It's a shame so many families skip out on this kind of quality family dinner time.

September 7, 2009 at 4:10 PM  
Blogger King of New York Hacks said...

I don't get it. ;-) LOL

September 7, 2009 at 6:05 PM  
Blogger Christy said...

Your parents are so funny! It's not fair to the rest of us!

September 8, 2009 at 9:50 AM  

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