My Awesomely Random Life (and Everything in Between)

As my better half and I were sitting on the couch last night, watching drooling over an episode of Top Chef Masters, I couldn’t help but notice how scarily similar Thunder and I are.

I mean, like, REALLY similar.

I’ve heard of couples who have been married for 30+ years–the adorable ones you see walking hand-in-hand through the mall looking so in love, so happy–eventually looking, talking, and thinking the same.

I’ve heard of fathers and sons, mothers and daughters who listen to the same music, cheer for the same sports teams/players, wear the same perfume and even share the same mannerisms (I can belch like a sailor–thanks dad–and have picked up on my mom’s uncanny ability to sense when someone is feeling a bit down, instantly jumping at the chance to make them laugh, turning that frown upside down. That expression is actually something that I learned from my mom as well!

These are all things that are sure to happen when one lives and spends time with another person over an extended period of time; in fact, it’d be weird if it didn’t. You begin to sense when the other is sad, hungry, excited or scared.Β  You learn and get accustomed to each others weird habits and hobbies (like eating peanut butter straight out of the jar and having to check inside the shower before stepping in because the movie Psycho scarred you for life. I mean, I don’t do these things but…)

But the one thing that I never took into consideration was how much you and your favorite four-legged and furry friend could just act like twinsies.

Case-in-point: Thunder from down under and yours truly.

I’m pretty convinced that if I had a tail and Thunder had boobs, people wouldn’t be able to tell the difference between us.

Okay.

Maybe his hair is a tad more blonde than mine, but other than that…

Here are just some of the things that prove just how in-sync we are with each other:

1. Thunder and I both appreciate great music and are never to shy away from breaking out in a mad karaoke session.t8

2. We LOVE to be active, whether it’s running, hiking, or kicking (or chewing) the soccer ball around.t1

t5

3. But as much as we love to get out sweat on, nothing is greater than kicking back after a long day, just a book, some trashy TV, and the couch.t11

4. And what goes better than some trashy TV/a good book and some serious couch time than with some junk food.Β  Drooling over freshly made chocolate-chip cookies is mandatory (and perhaps hereditary?)

t14

5. We both have bladders the size of a small pea. “When you gotta go, you gotta go.”

t2

6. Whenever someone mentions a “ROADTRIP!/CAR RIDE!”, we are the first to “SHOTGUN” that situation (again with the drooling! We should really get that looked at.)

t13

t9

7. Every once in a while, we like to get all gussied up in our finest attire. And let me tell you, we know how to party.

t4

8. Nothing says summer than a day on the lake!

t16

9. We are THE CHEESIEST Packer and Brewers fan ever and won’t hesitate to jump on the couch with glee Tom Cruise style when a winning homerun or touchdown is made!

t15

9. We both try to live each day to the fullest, stopping to smell the turtles (?) and not taking advantage of any minute, any second that God has blessed us with.

t12

10. We are appreciative of the beauty all around us, whether that be in nature, in the kind hearts of people, or in ourselves.

t3

11. And lastly, and most importantly, we love to love. We don’t waste an opportunity to spend time with the ones we love, telling them and showing them how much they mean to us.

t6

t7

Yep.

My Thunder and I go together like peas and carrot flavored chew toys.

Let’s just hope I don’t pick up on my pup’s habit of licking his friend’s butts. Somehow I don’t think that would go over very well the next time my pals and I get together πŸ˜‰

Advertisements

Comments on: "We Go Together Like Peas and Carrot [flavored chew toys]" (8)

  1. You had me at cheese hat.

  2. “I’m pretty convinced that if I had a tail and Thunder had boobs, people wouldn’t be able to tell the difference between us.”
    LMAO! πŸ˜†
    Oh dear Wendi – You crack me up!

  3. Peas and carrots flavoured chew toys? Hehe. You always make me laugh (and pee a little). And, yes, I would get that drooling thing checked out. Might be an overactive saliva gland. Maybe your tongue is just too big for your mouth.
    Great post!

  4. I. Love. This post.

    I always say that Hailey is my soulmate and people think I’m kidding, but I’m totally serious.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Tag Cloud

%d bloggers like this: