Mama Diaries

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Bubba's Special Drink

"Mama," my eleven year old son said. "I made you a special drink. Come in the kitchen to get it."

I couldn't wait to see what this was about.

I walked in and found a cup filled with water. But it was upside down. I'm not kidding. The opening was against the counter.

I looked at my boy. "Bubba, are you kidding?"

At this point, he was laughing hysterically.  "You have to drink it, Mama!"

"Dude, there's no way I can pick it up without spilling the water."

So, the cup is sitting on my counter, while I figure out how to deal with this special drink.

(In case you are wondering, Bubba did the old magic card trick. He covered the cup with the card, flipped the cup over, and removed the card. Pretty good trick!)

 

54 comments:

  1. Who cleaned up the mess? You did, didn't you?

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    1. It was an easy clean up. I simply slid the cup to the sink, and let the water spill into it.

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  2. That sounds like something I'd done as a kid...

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  3. Sherry, he's such a smartie... even if it probably made a mess xox

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    1. Surprisingly it wasn't as messy as I thought it would be.

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  4. Yup, I did that.... is it any wonder I thank my mother regularly for letting me live?

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    1. Haha! About twenty years from now, Bubba will probably be saying the same thing.

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  5. Very clever son you have there Sherry, Never a dull moment in your household. Great read,
    Yvonne,

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    1. He's always coming up with interesting tricks.

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  6. No words to say, just sitting here laughing wondering how do you respond to this fascinating kid?

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  7. You need to scrub up your magician's assistant skills, you're supposed to pick up the water!

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    1. Haha! Yes. I need to practice those skills. Right away!

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  8. haha that would should be fun to try

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    1. It almost made me want to try doing it myself.

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    1. He might have a future in doing magic tricks!

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  10. If it was a paper cup, poke a hole in the bottom, insert straw, and drink.
    Ta DA!
    If not? Yeah, your way is best.

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    1. It was a plastic cup. I wonder how a drill would work.

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  11. Good thing it was just water. ;)

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    1. No kidding! That could've been really messy!

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  12. at least he didn't touch dad's booze

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  13. Always impressed with Bubba's antics.

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    1. You never know what he's going to come up with.

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  14. hahaha! That's a very special drink! ;)

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  15. Sneaky Bubba! He better not become a bartender when he's older. I don't think most people would appreciate a "special drink" like that... XD

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    1. He should definitely stay out of the bars!

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  16. I once played a prank on a friend where I filled two containers with water and asked him whether he could balance them on the back of his hands. Once they were both in place, I walked away.

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    1. You are so bad! But I could definitely see you doing that!

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  17. That sounds fun! Your kid certainly has some cool cards up in his sleeves. Hahaha!

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    1. I entered. What a terrific giveaway! Maybe I'll get lucky!

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  18. That is funny! He is always full of surprises. Glad it didn't make too much of a mess. :)
    ~Jess

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  19. Sounds cool. I don't think I've tried this.

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    1. I've heard of it before, but have never tried it.

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  20. He always comes up with something funny or smart.

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  21. That's awesome. I was never that clever with my pranks as a kid.

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  22. I love that trick. Made me laugh. It's always amazing when a kid does something like this.

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