Wednesday, April 20, 2011

April 20, 2011

Imogen and I have been talking a lot about voting with the impending federal election here in Canada.  She doesn't understand the whole process yet, voting, campaigning and such, but I think it's important to talk to her about it and include her in my discussions.  
Imogen was therefore delighted when my friend Tanya came by on Sunday to get footage for her Dumping Stephen Harper video and she, Imogen, was included in the filming.  Even more delighted was she when the video was posted.  Imogen opens the video:

Upon seeing herself in the film, Imogen had this to say:

Imogen:  Oh Mummy, I'm so glad I breaked up with Stephen Harper.  He makes lots of thumbs down choices.

And her conversation with Jen about the video:

Imogen:  Jen, you have to watch my movie.

Jen:  I already watched it; you were great.

Imogen:  You have to watch it again.

Jen:  I already watched it like, six times.

Imogen:  Then watch it a seventh.

And Jen?  She tweeted about the video and Margaret Atwood retweeted her!!!  Coolest thing ever.

Monday, April 4, 2011

April 4, 2011 round two

Imogen:  Mummy, if a little squirrel was in trouble, it might say to me, "help me, human!"  And I would say to it, "little squirrel, I will save you."

Me:  Really?

Imogen:  Yes, and then, if the squirrel is parachuting, I will catch it.  And if it is falling off a waterfall, I will row my boat to it and save it.

Me:  You are a very, very kind and helpful person, Imogen.

Imogen:  Actually, I am a kind and helpful HUMAN, Mummy.

April 4, 2011

Imogen:  Mummy, I'm going to wear my new puddle boots today.

Me:  Great idea, dude.

Imogen:  Yes.  That's because sometimes a princess needs to be a pirate and sometimes a pirate needs to be a princess.*

*Imogen chose skull and crossbones boots at the store yesterday.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

April 3, 2011

Imogen:  Mummy, I know how to make rocket soup.

Me:  Oh yeah, how do you do that, Love?

Imogen:  You take cheese and peas and musical jumping beans.  And Mama, musical jumping beans are purple, but rocket soup is pink.

April 2, 2011

Imogen:  I know Jen, when we go to the Dominican, you and me and my daddy, we can send my mummy letters.

Jen:  No, Imogen.  You and me and your mummy will  go on holidays together one day but I don't think you and me and your daddy will because I would miss your mummy.

Imogen:  But we could draw her pictures and sometimes it's good to miss the people we love.

Jen:  It's not gonna happen.

Imogen:  Oh Jen, you are grumpy today.

Friday, April 1, 2011

April 1, 2011 round two

Imogen:  Mummy, these are not tomatoes (British accent) or tomatoes (Canadian accent.)  These are moonsquirters.  You can tell because they moonsquirt in your mouth.

April 1, 2011

Imogen:  Mummy, if I found a girl and she was turned into a frog, I would kiss her back into a girl.

Me:  Oh yeah?

Imogen:  Oh yeah.  That's because I like kissing frogs and girls.