Fake Sick Grandmothers in the Hospital

January 9, 2008 at 11:33 pm 3 comments

My VodPod Search line saves any google search strings.  Having just run across “fake sick grandmothers in the hospital”, and “photographs of sick grandmothers”, my brows were furrowed, my eyes squinting, my mind racing.  What kind of family member in MY home was searching for THAT…on that net?  That’s just weird.

Then, it struck me.  Apparently. when Goldilocks was trying to create a meaningful digital card for grandma when she was in the hospital, she didn’t JUST search for pictures of “sparkly teddy bears” to add to her card to pull the whole theme together.  Aha.  I’m just sitting here now, trying to picture a card with a “fake sick grandmother” on the front.  Yeah.  The visions that bring Hallmark moments right here to my ownhome {squinting eyes, and shaking my head}. 


Entry filed under: Humor.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. mandythompson  |  January 10, 2008 at 11:24 am

    so cute!!!!

    i LOVE how kids’ brains can work.

  • 2. touchofglory  |  January 10, 2008 at 9:07 pm

    Oh, that is great! Too cute!

  • 3. Misty  |  January 10, 2008 at 10:40 pm

    Or maybe she thought grandma was faking it? 🙂 That is too cute 🙂

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