posted by Momo Fali on April 24, 2011

One of the most special things about the holidays is spending time with family and, somehow, this weekend we squeezed in events with my dad and step-mom, my husband’s parents and my mom.  You want quality time with the Fali family?  We are so on it.  Especially if there will be pie.

Today, my mom’s house was filled with her famous, Lebanese lamb and rice and quite a few relatives and friends.  After dinner, we moved to her patio to enjoy a respite from the rain that has been plaguing Ohio for days (and will continue for days more).  Arizona called, she wants me.

My son was enjoying the time out of the house, running around the back yard, picking flowers and thoroughly entertaining the crowd.  It’s possible there were show tunes involved.  At one point he ran to me and jumped up on my lap.

As the group watched, my son hugged me and started to run his hand up and down my arm.  I squeezed him tight and asked, “Are you having fun, buddy?”

Then, I got the equivalent of an Easter-slap-in-the-face when he replied, “Yeah!  And, your arm is really hairy.”


  • moosh in indy.

    it adds to the charm of 300 lb. samoans.

  • Tara R.

    At least he wasn’t rubbing your leg.

  • kirida

    I am told about my hairy arms and my soft stomach all the time. Thanks kid for lifting me up.

  • AlisonH

    Well, I guess the jig’s up. He’s just figured out who the Easter Bunny is. Fur sure!

  • lceel

    There’s this whole series of comments running through my head – each one could get me in more trouble than the last one – so … no comment. I hope you had a wonderful Easter.

  • Mrs4444

    Is that a show tune? If not, you should write one (or have him do it!haha)

  • Jason @ The Devoted Dad

    My mom loves to remind me of the time that I said that she had a mustache when we were at a store. I still feel bad about it- after all- it wasn’t that noticeable 🙂 BTW- I was when I was around 5 or 6 years of age- it wasn’t recent.

  • meleah rebeccah

    I love your son! He says the GREATEST things!

  • WebSavvyMom

    –>My friend is Lebanese and she says when her side of the family gets together, her three sisters, parents, aunts, uncles and cousins they call it USHA because of all the chaos.

  • Heather

    hahahahahha. and i’m sure there were a crowd of people there too! 😉

  • UP

    Agent, contract, his own show…seriously…CBS has an open spot!


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