Mama Diaries

Friday, June 10, 2016

A Cure for Everything

Before I begin my story, I want to let you all know that I'm giving away copies of each of my three books (That Baby Woke Me Up, AGAIN, That Mama is a Grouch, and Ten Zany Birds). If you're on Facebook, you can follow this link, and it will take you to the page where the giveaway is. Just leave a comment for your chance to win. The giveaway will be up through Sunday.


And now for the story.


"Mama," my twelve-year-old son said. "I'm going to invent a cure for everything."


"You are?" I asked. I couldn't wait to hear about this.


"Yes. Do you know how?"


"I have no idea."


"I'm going to take every vaccine that was ever created, and mix them together. It'll be a super vaccine."


I raised my eyebrows. "You're sure that would work?"


He nodded. "Pretty sure. But I'd test it on chipmunks just to double check."


Okay. I think Alvin and the gang had better run. My mad scientist has big plans!


(I wonder if it would cure hiccups.)

50 comments:

  1. Maybe he'll try it on Chip and Dale first.

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    1. I don't think they'd appreciate being the guinea pigs.

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  2. Hi, Sherry!

    I love how your son Bubba always thinks big. Clearly he is well on his way to becoming an entrepreneur. Please inform Bubba that I would like to step up to the plate and proudly volunteer to be his first human guinea pig. :)

    Have a wonderful weekend, dear friend Sherry!

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    1. You're a brave man. I don't think I'd be so brave! Have a terrific weekend!

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  3. Those chipmunks may be singing in a whole other tone after that.

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    1. Haha! They definitely wouldn't sound like themselves.

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  4. Somehow, I see this becoming some sort of super virus that could destroy the world... Okay, too much 12 Monkeys for me.

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    1. I would certainly hope it wouldn't turn into that!

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  5. At least his heart is in the right place. :)

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  6. oh, noes, with her concoction she could start an outbreak of demon pox....

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  7. Love that he is thinking about it...now to perfect his idea. :-)

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    1. I think it's going to require a lot of perfection.

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  8. I can't help but wonder--why chipmunks? LOL! But saving the world from disease is a wonderful goal to have. :)

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    1. Maybe he thought it was time to let another creature be a guinea pig. Rats and monkeys are used way too much. Yes, it is a good goal to have!

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  9. He has great plans that son of yours. He'll go far.
    Yvonne.

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  10. No question at all. Your son is brilliant. Chipmunks?

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  11. Who knows? I might really work! But I agree chipmunks in your area better keep a low profile, just in case...

    I heard from Deanie you got a Purple Dragonfly award. Congrats!

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    1. So nice of Deanie to share the good news about the award. Thanks for the congrats!

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    1. Maybe he'll win the Nobel prize, too. :)

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  13. No animal testing, please. Use . . . I can't write his name. He's someone in politics who is all over the news.

    Love,
    Janie

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    1. I know how you feel about he who shall not be named. ;-)

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  14. He may be on to something with the mad mixing.

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  15. He has quite the imagination... you never know he might actually come up with something when he is grown xox

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    1. Yes, he might. He certainly has quite an imagination.

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  16. Mad scientists have created an awful lot of good stuff in the world.

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    1. Yes, they have. Maybe Bubba will add more good stuff.

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  17. He certainly will join the ranks of scientists!

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  18. LOL. Hope those poor chipmunks know a good hiding place! XD

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    1. I haven't seen chipmunks at my place in a while. I think our cat has scared them all away.

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  19. Lol, that's hilarious! You'd be so ill after taking that vaccine, ha ha. The hiccup cure is all in the breathing, to realign your diaphragm again.

    Raindrops of Sapphire

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    1. I've heard that you should push your fist into your stomach just under the diaphragm and hold your breath as long as you can. I haven't tried that, but next time I have hiccups, I'll see if it works.

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  20. Yikes! That sounds scary--for the chipmunks. I could use a good cure for hiccups though.

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  21. I'm not sure the chipmunks would be a 'go' for that, but it would be interesting to watch your son try. LOL Honestly, I love his thought process though. He wants to help people. Nothing wrong with that.

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    1. Yes. There would definitely be a chipmunk objection.

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  22. He has a good heart. A super vaccine sounds wonderful.

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  23. A vaccine to cure all would be so good to have available.

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  24. If worse comes to worse, exploding, projectile vomiting chipmunks are kind of funny?

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    1. In a sick, twisted sort of way they are.

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  25. Oh wow, your kid dreams big! Awesome giveaway & good luck to all. Have a lovely week, dear!

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