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Desperate Working Mommas
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Monday, April 25, 2005
My big sister loves me, this I know.

My big sis, my WAAAAY older big sis ('sup, Kimmie?), called me last night to tell me that she has been reading my site, and has come to the edifying conclusion that TGIM should begin calling me Moll. Honestly, I was not quite sure where she was going with this, but my interest was sufficiently peaked. Then, suddenly, random, sketchy images of film noir blew through my mind.

(Cue up foreboding background music here)

Ominous images of old gangster flicks full of dark, shadowy alleyways, mobster's with monster machine guns, gum chewing secretaries with pantyhosed legs up to there, cynical private dicks and their sleazy offices backlit by blinking neon signs, and the Moll, the Gun Moll, the quintessential gangster's girlfriend. And I'm thinking, "Ooooh, TGIM should so totally call me Moll! Bitchin'!"

Because that would be cool, right? My big sister gets me, right? She has totally captured my faux bad girl with a heart of gold wannabe image, right? RIGHT?!

It funny how all this hemispherical connecting of dots can happen in seconds, you know? SECONDS! So she's still talking and I'm all, "Moll! That's sweet! Awesome idea, my big sistah!" and she's like (in her dry, way-cool-junior voice), "Yah, MOL. My Old Lady."



link | posted by Cat at 7:34 AM

Anonymous mrtl commented:

My seconds were spent conjuring up bits of images of Moll Flanders. If I remember correctly, she was a prostitute.

» 4/25/2005 8:38 AM 
Blogger Nessa commented:

sounds JUST like my brother!

» 4/25/2005 8:40 AM 
Blogger Cat commented:

Well, sure mrtl, that's the OTHER meaning... Geez. What are you saying?!

(sigh) Sisters... (/sigh)

The previous post sounds JUST like my brother, sillynessa. JUST like him...

» 4/25/2005 8:53 AM 
Blogger Random and Odd commented:


Tell your sister to start a blog! I am laughing so hard my sides are hurting!!

You can now call your sister, PITA.

Hey Cat sister! You rock!

» 4/25/2005 9:14 AM 
Blogger Circus Kelli commented:

Wow, sisters can be so great.

At least, that's what I've heard. ;)

» 4/25/2005 9:58 AM 
Blogger Cat commented:

Ya hear that, Kimmie?! PITA! Bwah ha ha!

Wait, did I mention that she is bigger than me? :)

» 4/25/2005 11:31 AM 
Blogger Greenthumb commented:

I haven't told family about my blog...I think about it, but it makes me nervous. Don't know why.

That's great that you have that connection. I think of you all as my Blog Sista's.(don't have any of my own)

» 4/25/2005 11:42 AM 
Blogger Random and Odd commented:

Greenthumb - probably because you're afraid they will read the comments of your crazy ass readers!! hee hee.

» 4/25/2005 7:21 PM 
Blogger The Fonz commented:

Are you packen Moll? if not and you need one to fit the roll I have a couple i can lend cha..lol that is sooooo funny.

» 4/25/2005 8:42 PM 
Anonymous kalki commented:

Hmm, perhaps you should tell your sister that MOL stands for Multiple Orgasms Lately. That'll shut her up...

» 4/25/2005 8:52 PM 

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