I thought I’d died and gone to heaven when I read Margaret and Helen’s best-friends-for-sixty-years blog, not because they’re really old, but because I love old ladies and don’t get to interact with them very often. My own grandmothers have passed away, and I don’t run into too many blue hairs here in Brooklyn.
If, like me, you’re hankering for some old lady interaction, do not stop go, do not collect one hundred dollars, but instead go directly to Margaret and Helen’s awesome blog.
When 82-year-old Helen was recently called out by her readers for using foul language when talking about respected government officials, she writes:
I will stop calling George Bush a jackass when he stops calling me a terrorist: Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists.
I will stop calling John McCain an ass when he stops calling Barack Obama a socialist at every dog and pony show on the Straight Talk Express tour.
I will stop calling Sarah Palin a bitch when she stops calling Obama a terrorist sympathizer. And I will stop calling Sarah Palin a bitch when she stops calling the parts of the country where I don’t live more Pro-American than the part of the country where I do live. And I will definitely stop calling Sarah Palin a bitch when she stops acting like a bitch.
And don’t miss the FAQs. An excerpt:
Are you for real?
Why is that so hard to believe? Now I know what Santa Claus must feel like.
Have you really been friends for 60 years?
Some friendships last a lifetime. We just seem to be living a hell of a long time.
Is this a fake blog?
We got a few scary emails when I first wrote about Sarah Palin so my grandson told me to change our last names on the web page blog. Philpot was my grandmother’s maiden name and Schmechtman is actually the name of a bird Margaret keeps as a pet. That bird shits on everything, but she loves him.
Thanks to Luckwouldhaveit for the heads up.
Please add other links in the comments to some of your fave elder bloggers!