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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Top 5 Things I Learned From the Stink-Bug Episode

If you read my post last week in which I ate a stink bug, you'll be happy to know I have been able to move on with my life.  Somewhat.

In fact, one could say I have learned a few things from the episode. Some of them from my readers. I have grown.

And so I have compiled a list for you of the

Top 5 Things I've Learned From the Stink-Bug Episode


#5) All things small and crunchy are NOT Rice Krispie Treats.

#4) NUMBER ONE FAMILY RULE: Don't eat bugs! (Thanks, reader Kristi)

#3) Don't eat off your shirt (thanks, Tombstone Livestock)

#2) Eating things in dim light is henceforth never going to happen ever again. I will have to insist on house lights at the movies from now on.

#1) Crouching in a dark corner twitching and sucking your thumb does not let you untaste a stinkbug.























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7 comments:

  1. If you want to read more about our #1 family rule, I actually blogged about it here: http://www.thankfulme.net/2012/07/thursday-thoughts-family-rules.html

    I just read your post to my husband. I think he is pleased his rule is being adopted in other families. :-)

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  2. EWW!!! I never knew stink bugs where real!!!!

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  3. Oh my Gosh, I am CRINGING just reading this!!! UGH. Worst story ever!!!

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  4. I can see how this would be disturbing. I would have to adopt a no-eating-with-lights-dimmed rule as well!

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  5. Kristi, Jennifer, Kim, and DoR, thanks for stopping by, and thanks for your sympathies. Yes, Virginia, stink bugs are real. Very real. And very distasteful.

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  6. Oh boy! Sounds like a tough lesson to learn! The advice that you got is hilarious. Words to live by!

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    1. Truly, Rachel....
      Thanks for the comments!

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