toothbrush musings





It’s toothbrush week at Just Dandy!


Okay, not really. I just happened to have two toothbrush-related thoughts to share two days in a row. 


Would you be surprised if Toothbrush Week was a thing, though? Everything has a day. Monday was National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day. I’m pretty sure today was national Let Your Dog Steal Your Used Q-Tip Day (at least, it was in our house). But I digress.


This post is actually about how time flies. About how I distinctly remember scribbling John Mayer lyrics in a notebook after Y brought his toothbrush to my apartment for the first time. She keeps a toothbrush at my place… as if I have the extra space.


Six years later we practically share a toothbrush. (We share the base of a Sonicare toothbrush. It’s not gross.) Sometimes, when we both finish flossing at the same time, we box each other out to achieve the greatest of victories: the first to use the toothbrush.





We’ve also become fluent in each other’s Toothbrush Language. Y has a bad habit of asking me questions while I’m brushing my teeth, and I have a bad habit of trying to answer him. Our biggest accomplishment happened this week, when Y understood my entire half of a long conversation composed of only mmm-mmms and exaggerated eyebrow movement. 


He’ll come in handy as my interpreter on National Bring Your Toothbrush To Work Day. (April 29th! Mark your calendars!)





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3 thoughts on “toothbrush musings

  1. Ha! I love this! Russ and I also “share” our sonicare toothbrush. I'm definitely guilty of rushing to the bathroom at night so I can be the first one to use it and the first to bed.

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