Sunday, October 30, 2005

A Page Out of Donkey's Book

In the morning... I'm Making Waffles!

Every Sunday morning, the Bear and I make waffles.

The bear assists me as pictured by helping me put ingredients into the bowl. He has to put a pinch of "magic powder" into the mix to make it tasty. (Magic powder is none other than plain old Morton salt. :) )

I mix it all together, then he stirs and stirs with his spoon. He is under the impression that the longer he stirs, the more waffles there will be.

I found a fantastic waffle recipe* on the internet, but alas, even though it found great favor amongst the tribe, I was compelled to improve upon it.

I tossed in a few new ingredients, mixed it up in the blender, crossed my fingers, toes, and eyeballs, and presented DramaMama with the first from the Mickey Mouse waffle iron. I cringed as fork traveled from plate to mouth.

My heartbeat quickened as she began to chew.

The suspense grew until.....

"That is SOOOOO good!"

Apparently the Mad scientific experiment was a success and Weezilsteins monster was in reality a tasty treat.

* Recipe available upon request.

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At October 30, 2005 7:29 PM, Blogger The Blogging Boss said...


I love it! The more he stirs the more waffles! What a great kid concept. See, they are smarter than us. They can take concepts you and I would dismiss immediately and make them plausible. Even reality.....



At November 01, 2005 5:53 PM, Blogger Shane said...

The Bear is my fave: he should have his own blog

At November 01, 2005 9:27 PM, Blogger Abbyliqua said...

Hey Dave,

Thanks for dropping by. I shouldn't even be on here, because I've only logged 41 words today for NaNoWriMo...ah well. Tomorrow's another day.

I'm so happy to hear about you and DramaMama. May I interview you for the success story section of my blog? And for any possible tips for the long distance dater?

(I hope you say yes)

Abby(liqua that is)

At November 01, 2005 10:00 PM, Blogger Dave said...


That name cracks me up. Perfect.

That would be fun to be interviewed, I'm Sure DramaMama would love that.

Her blog is:

I'm at about 230 words with NaNoWriMo. I tried last week to come up with a story idea, but tonight started with bupkis.

I now at least have an idea and some slapped together words.

I am putting up another blog to sport my crap for NaNoWriMo. That's at:

I will be putting a link on Weezil Breezes to it.

I did a little math, and we need to be writing about 7 pages a day to make 50,000 words.

Good Luck and welcome to our writing community.

At November 01, 2005 10:46 PM, Blogger Homer Jay said...

I've been through here before but stopped to give you a more serious look through on the recommendation of Eric (Blogging Boss.) I really like what you have here. Your love for your family is obvious. I think you're gonna go on the 'ol blogroll.

At November 01, 2005 10:55 PM, Blogger Dave said...

Homer Jay (Simpson?)



Wait, those come with butter right?


At November 02, 2005 12:24 PM, Blogger Jillian said...

"He is under the impression that the longer he stirs, the more waffles there will be."


Oh, I love it.

What a great dad/son picture!!

Oh, and while I'm over here tippety-typing away:

The following is NOT optional: I SIMPLY MUST see a photograph of you as Commander Riker. Absolutely. And as soon as possible, please.

That's an order, Number One!

At November 02, 2005 6:05 PM, Blogger drama mama said...

I'd like to see that too. I don't believe I've seen that pic...does one exist????

At November 02, 2005 6:19 PM, Anonymous Jennifer said...

I love waffles...alas no waffle I make do with pancakes and french toast!!

At November 02, 2005 6:21 PM, Anonymous Jennifer said...

PS: This is facinating this NaNoWriMo. This was the first I've heard of it.

For me it would never work because I just write when I've got an idea. I've never needed a deadline and I hate feeling pressured...of course when I sit to write it all just starts pouring out.

I'm finding it entertaining reading about everyone's craziness as they attempt 50,000 words in a month...Good luck to everyone!

At November 02, 2005 10:17 PM, Blogger Shane said...


Have you been playing Star Trek with othr women? "Number One" eh?

heh heh

Beam you up

At November 03, 2005 10:10 AM, Blogger Bree said...

Commander Ryker??? I too have a photograph of me as Commander Ryker...(we had to experiment with hair and spirit gum in my stage makeup course in college.) LOL

Bear is such a cutie!

At November 03, 2005 12:46 PM, Blogger Mark Daniels said...


You're to be commended for your courage.

Mark Daniels

At November 04, 2005 1:34 PM, Blogger Jillian said...

Hey drama mama -- I'm counting on you to help your sweetie come up with the picture. SURELY one must another space continuum, maybe...


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