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In which i wonder did you ever?

Did you ever have self doubts that maybe you weren’t the funniest person in the world? Did you wonder if your humor was getting across? That perhaps other people were more effectively funny than you?

Did you ever think, “hey, maybe what I have to say isn’t so important? Maybe people aren’t seeing it? Maybe they’re not reading it? Maybe they’re not getting it?”

Did you ever wonder if maybe, just maybe, that once your narcissistic haze has cleared you will discover this ENTIRE thing is just a giant vanity project? That maybe all the time you spent writing all this shit down, publishing it and then promoting the hell out of it on Twitter wasn’t worth it?

Did you ever wonder if your family had needs? That maybe a little shopping, a little cleaning, a little something was required in your own house that needed doing rather than you talking about what the world needed doing?

Did you ever wonder if your kids, even the grown kids, had feelings they wanted to discuss? That maybe their snide remarks of “you’ve dumped us now mom” weren’t so snide and were important somehow?

Did you ever wonder if supporting your husband and listening to his business stresses were maybe just a little more important then your blog stats? Your counts? Your Twitter followers?

Did you ever wonder any of that?

Nahhhh…me neither.

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18 Comments

  1. Karla Telega
    December 2, 2010

    I bought a $2,000 vacuum with the best of intentions of becoming the super housewife. It sits all shiny and pretty in the closet while I pound out another blog and check my website stats. Guilt? Regrets? No. Dirty carpet? Yes.

  2. Sarah
    December 2, 2010

    You tease… :)

    Of course, for super mums, they can do everything and do it perfectly. And annoy the shit out of the rest of us mere mortals (and probably their families too).

  3. Carla E. Knight
    December 2, 2010

    Well of course "this ENTIRE thing is just a giant vanity project". That's why I started it.

  4. Red Shoes
    December 2, 2010

    Re: Karla… I consider 'dirty carpet' to be character… un;ess we are talking about a different kind of 'carpet'…

    ~shoes~

  5. Renee Campbell
    December 2, 2010

    I think we were separated at birth…did your father ever visit California? Just wondering.

  6. Ragemichelle
    December 2, 2010

    Yes, I wonder about those things. And ponder. Fret. Obsess. Worry. You name it, I do it.

    It's very loud in my head.

  7. NIC
    December 2, 2010

    Yep me either

  8. Argentum Vulgaris
    December 4, 2010

    Nahhhh, me neither!

    AV

  9. JustMom420zaks
    December 5, 2010

    You know, I've always wondered why if somebody doesn't get my jokes, why *I'm* the one who feels stupid. Shouldn't it be the other way around? Just thinkin'.

  10. Lynn MacDonald
    December 5, 2010

    I couldn't agree more! If they don't get our jokes, isn't that their problem?

  11. Theresa Sonoda
    December 13, 2010

    All the time, Chica. All the time. Then I just open some wine and continue writing my incredibly funny, interesting, riveting, compelling and utterly wonderful shit.

    • Lynn
      December 13, 2010

      HAHAHA…every once in a while i feel bad with the sheer amount of time this takes and i feel a little guilty and then i’m like …. nahhh, it’s fine.

  12. Lady Estrogen
    February 20, 2011

    Nope. Never. I know I’m the funniest person in the world.

    See? Is that hilarious? xx

    • Lynn
      February 20, 2011

      In person? I can’t be beat in the funny stakes…we will have to meet and have a laugh off! Hahaha

  13. QueenMahin
    March 11, 2011

    Just found your blog, now am reading from the beginning. I think you’re my new favorite person!

    • Lynn
      March 11, 2011

      Wow…that is so nice and it means a LOT! I get ridiculously excited when new people find me. The beginning huh, that’s a LOT of posts

  14. Not a Perfect Mom
    June 18, 2011

    The whole narcissism thing I have going on pretty much takes care of any of those thoughts wandering around my head…
    although I did write a post for Scary Mommy a few months ago that made me wonder why not everyone got my joke and thought I was a huge twat…but then I got over it, cuz I remembered I’m one funny bitch…

    • Lynn
      June 18, 2011

      I always assume that if I think something’s funny and nobody else does then they’re idiots

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