Cat eating dinner

What Dinnertime Looks Like Some Nights

Sometimes we’re just too tired for a sit-down, family dinner so we all settle in front of the television.

Cat at table
The shoes are on the table because we have a puppy. Normally, I’m slightly phobic about shoes on anything but the floor.
Cat eating dinner
Oh, am I supposed to explain the cat, too?

Huckle appreciated my efforts more than most that night since my daughter refused to eat her noodles of buttery goodness. I’m bring up that furry beast right.

Alex Iwashyna

Alex Iwashyna went from a B.A. in philosophy to an M.D. to a SAHM, poet and writer by 30. She spends most of her writing time on, a humor blog (except when it's serious) about her husband fighting zombies, awkward attempts at friendship, and dancing like everyone is watching. She also has a soft spot for culture, politics, and rude Southern people who offend her Yankee sensibilities. She parents 2 elementary-aged children, 1 foster baby, 3 cats, and 1 puppy, who are all Southern but not rude. Yet.

8 thoughts to “What Dinnertime Looks Like Some Nights”

  1. My mom read in a book a few years ago (a really popular one whose name I can’t remember now) that in Middle Eastern cultures, shoes on the bed is an omen of bad fortune. Not sure if that applies to shoes on the table, too, but I’m just sayin’… 😉

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