Sunday, March 1, 2009

Am I the only one who likes clowns?

When I was expecting our first child and shopping for nursery themes, I knew I wanted white embroidered eyelet and I wanted to use bright primary colors, red, blue, yellow and green, too (yes, I know green isn't primary, but it is a good compliment to the others). The only nursery theme I found that met the requisite primary colors was a juggling clown. I had always associated clowns with cheery fun, lightheartness, and playful. Years later, I find out all my sisters think them scary and sinister, my kids, too. I'm guessing DaughterS won't be asking to use her own cribset should the day ever come. Anyway...

Last weekend SisterG told a clown joke that even made me laugh.

A little boy and a clown carrying a chainsaw walk into the woods. The little boy looks around and says to the clown, "Man, these woods are really creepy!" The clown replies, "Tell me about it, I have to walk out of here alone!"


  1. The clown on the blanket's not so bad. Its the creepy little wind-up clown that always went off when it wasn't wound-up and the one with the spinning head from Are You Afraid of the Dark? that gives them a bad rep!

  2. Okay, I'll give you that one. I do have to admit the clown in the kids' bedroom in Poltergist is pretty creepy, too!