Monday, October 10, 2011

I have decided to rename Murphy....

I mean, he IS part of the family.  My kids have nicknames in real life.  Heck, even G-man and I have nicknames.  Why shouldn't Murphy??

He so lovingly has moved in, put his Garfield alarm clock next to his bed.  His food isn't even labeled anymore in the is all communal at this point.  He uses our soap.  He drinks from my cup.  He leaves the door open when he pees.

He has officially become one of the family.  Congratulate me....It's a Boy!

I opened the curtains in our bedroom this morning to find a pane of the 100 year old glass cracked in 5 pieces.  That now makes THREE panes of glass we have in the house that are cracked and need to be fixed.

If we put the house on the market, we know these will have to be fixed.  Along with a few other things.  If I took a conservative could cost us upwards of $2,000 to fix things....just so someone MAY come and look at my house and tell us all the things that are older and need to be replaced.  But I am NOT renovating my kitchen for THEM.  You want to do it....go right ahead....AFTER you close on our house.

I can't believe another window broke!!!!!  We have talked about replacing the windows...but that just isn't ANYWHERE in the budget. 

So, what shall I name our new addition?  Snookums?  Diddledoo?  I am open for suggestions.


  1. I'm sorry about yet another broken window!

  2. My son used to talk about "Mr. Pangle Wangle and Mr. Hincklebanker" when he was about 3. I asked him what that meant, and he said Mr. Hincklebanker is the bank. So I vote: Mr. Hincklebanker as Murphy's new name, since these problems always involve the bank eventually.

  3. I think you should call it Cash. Sorry about your windows :(


  4. Simple solution, burn down the house LOL ok J/K!


  5. What's the deductible on your home owner's insurance? If it's under $1000, file a claim and get the window replaced. You're going to move anyway, right? Whatever.

  6. @Michelle - thanks

    @444 - maybe a spin on Mr. Hincklebanker....Mr. Pocketemptier??

    @Judy - Mr. Cash R. A. Pocketemptier (so his initials can be C.R.A.P.!!! HAHAHAHA)

    @HS - could burn down the house....can I throw the car in there?

    @Morrison - don't know if we are moving yet. So no claims for us.

  7. I have replaced many window panes on old houses. It is not hard. Get the glass cut and some glazing. You may need a ladder.

  8. I love this post. I feel exactly that way with my Murphy... I name pretty much everything, so why not him? Hm... let us know if you do come up with a nick. I may steal it.