Pajari Girls Shark Week


I know what you’re thinking…but we don’t mean the one on Discovery Channel.

This week  is even scarier. Maybe it’s best illustrated by a conversation I recently had with a male friend of ours. We’ll call him Mr. No-Fun.

No-Fun: What IS it with you girls and car problems this week??

Me: I know! And it’s shark week, to top it off!

No-Fun: (Stops walking, and turns around with a wrinkled brow.) What the hell does that have to do with anything? It’s the Discovery Channel; it’ll be on again. And again. And again.

Me: No, no, no. This is worse. PMS week.

No-Fun: Holy Christ, you don’t ALL cycle at once, do you??? Omigod….Poor Big Guy and Paul…Can’t you do something about that??!

shark cage

photo credit: www.discoverhawaii.com

Later, relating the above convo to my sister (aka The Queen of Poo, Lois, and the witch who volunteered me for the play), she laughed so hard, I bet tears ran down her leg. “That’s a terrible idea!! What does he want us to do—all four take turns so the whole month is hell?!?! Better to get it all over at once!”

I agreed, “Holy crap! You’re right!! Kinda like a nuclear blast….give the community three weeks to recover in-between!” There is no doubt in my mind this is why women who spend a lot of time together also cycle together. Mother Nature is no dummy.

shark attack survivor

photo credit: nbc news

It’s not that bad. Usually, we are more bark

basking shark

photo credit: Discovery Channel

than bite.

nemo sharks

photo credit: Finding Nemo, where the answers to ALL life’s questions can be found.

Usually. 😀

It wouldn’t hurt to tread lightly, though.

7 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Margaret Sullivan on February 1, 2013 at 1:36 am

    Nice post

  2. Posted by Monday Thursday Friday Kathy on February 1, 2013 at 12:56 pm

    Loved this! If everyone remembers splashing too much attracts sharks, it’ll keep the whole town treading smooth.

  3. Wait until you are over 50, life get’s much better!! Ahhh menopause. . .

  4. Of course, the shark you posted with it’s mouth wide open is a filter-feeding shark and one of the least dangerous in the oceans…
    Also, what ever happened to the guinea fowl recapture plans? :O

    • Yes! It’s a Basking Shark 🙂

      I asked Mrs. K. about it… she said she thought I captured it to keep in my house ‘cuz I love poultry sooo much. Like hell!! I am thinking it might have become wolf or coyote or fox chow.

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