Mommy Has One Month to Go…

…and she’s looking mighty good.  Barbie’s already started to bag up.

We have a story about this.

I get a text from Daisy, and all I can tell is it’s a tiny picture.  Of something. I look closer at tiny picture, and am immediately embarrassed.  Daisy is not going to send me a photo of a Brazilian wax job.  Wrong recipient.

Then I realize: helllooooo, Daisy is not going to send anyone a photo of a Brazilian wax job.

I open the photo to make it phone-sized.  Turn it this way and that.  Huh.  Then it hits me.  It’s a photo of Barbie’s milk sack enlarging.

Now the text that followed the picture makes sense: “I broke at least 16 pony club rules getting this photo.”

I can’t wait to read all your replies in-depth.

(WordPress was down yesterday, so I got a Get Out of PostADay Free card.)

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10 thoughts on “Mommy Has One Month to Go…

  1. Daisy

    For sure I will have her read that chapter- however I think Jane is right…it will be in the middle of the night. Or a Monday morning when I am already at work.

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    1. theliteraryhorse Post author

      What if we rip out those pages, and insert a new chapter that reads: “Mares must try to deliver foals in the middle of the night during the week, because that is most convenient for humans. A gracious mare always tries to deliver in the dark, in the worst weather, and never on the weekend.”

      Reverse psychology? Think it will work?

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  2. Marissa

    So exciting I got goose bumps! I don’t have any friends who are breeding this year and I have vowed not to make any more horses… so I am thrilled to be living vicariously though you!

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      1. theliteraryhorse Post author

        Barbie will read this chapter, and do everything she can to delay the onset of labor, so the humans have to be there at 2 am on a work night, because she is THE STAR, and we cannot be allowed to forget this.

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  3. Sue

    It’s her bag, y’know. 🙂 Or her udder. 🙂 A milk sac sounds like a disease …

    And now that she’s in the last few weeks, it could actually be Any Time Now. 😀

    Just remember, the Mare Hasn’t Read the Book. 😀

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    1. theliteraryhorse Post author

      It does sound like a disease. 😉 And you’re right, of course.

      Occasionally I try for wording that will make posts understandable for the non-horsey. Which makes it sound…stupid…to the horsey. (Unfortunately, this is not a disclaimer to being stupid, which I am known to be on occasion.)

      I have to laugh at myself, I’m not sure non-horse people even read TLH!

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