Thursday, August 14, 2008

The Satin Pillow Incident

Look at this face.



Now look at this face.


What could possibly stand between two very sweet faces such as those? I tell ya, it's one of life's little mysteries.


The first face is that of my younger brother, Everett. The second is that of my childhood best friend, Katie.


Putting the two of them in a room together was like putting two Jack Russell's in a small cage. They clashed like you would not believe.


In one memorable evening stands out in my memory above the rest. Katie had come to my house for a sleepover. Katie never went anywhere without two things. Her headband, which had created permanent dents in her skull behind her ears by the age of 11, and her satin pillow. The pillow was something along the lines of a not so obvious security blanket.


We were all (including Everett, who was about 4 at the time) playing up in my room, when Everett worked his way over to Katie and wiped a booger on her. There is really no explanation for that. She shrieked, and rightfully so, she had the booger of a 4 year old stuck to her arm.

After my mom had gotten the booger incident under wraps, we were once again playing happily upstairs. Suddenly Katie screamed, pointed to the corner, and started BAWLING.

We all whirled around to see what could cause such a reaction.

There was Everett, with his Jungle Book whitey-tighties pulled down, peeing on Katie's satin pillow.

Our friendship somehow survived the satin pillow incident, but I still have no idea why Everett had it out for her.

**Since publication I have been informed that he was, in fact, TWO years old and not four. I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused**

8 comments:

  1. Ha! What a meanie your brother was, eh? LOL

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  2. I found your blog on Cowboys, Kids and Sunsets and I thought I'd drop by and say hi and that your brother sounds just like mine. Only my friend got even (Duct Tape + My brothers leg hair = eternal bald spot). Have a great day!

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  3. What a CRAZY thing for a brother to do! lmao

    Okay, I really have to run! Hang with me.. my life slows down as soon as WINTER gets here! :-D

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  4. Hi! I'm happy you stumbled on to my blog!! I love to Blog "surf" I Totally understand the little brother thing I have 3! I can't say they ever decorated my friends pillows...but they did alot of little brother stuff!!
    I see Jamie stopped by! You will love her page! Have a great weekend!

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  5. OMG!! I can't believe that.

    EEEEWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  6. He PEED on the PILLOW?! That's priceless! You have to give him credit for being bold! hee hee.

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  7. BOOGERS on her arm and PEE on her pillow?!?! I'm surprised that kid is still alive. Good thing he's a cutie....

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