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"Murphy was an optimist!"

Dear Sarah August 17, 2007 8:21 am

Posted by Doug McCaughan in : Daily Life, Family, Of Being Dad, Sarah
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I know you are a flighty teenager with boys on your mind and you know everything. Yes, parents are stupid. It is a miracle that we were able to figure out how to put tab A into slot B and produce a child whose intelligence far exceeds our own. I understand that we, as parents, somehow managed to live a very sheltered life and that in your mere 14 years you have accumulated far more life experiences and wisdom than we could ever hope for ourselves. Of course, we also went straight from our own mothers’ birth canals to adulthood so we in no way can relate to your teenage predilections (look it up). Now, I know it is a condition of our own ignorance that we lay such importance on silly, mundane things like putting clothes in the laundry instead of leaving them on the floor. Being organized helps our simple minds which is why we ride you so to live a clutter free and structured life. Do it for us! I can overlook the laziness of the clothing; however, please be sure to unplug your hair straightener. Being a dumb adult, I might grab the wrong end and burn myself. More importantly, being a toddler, with a decade left before he knows everything, Evan might burn himself. Oh, and since you already know everything and one day will be living on your own, certainly you can appreciate the fire hazard this tool presents. Wuv ya!

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1. James - August 17, 2007

Fit her room with a coin operated power meter, so when she leaves the hair straightener on it’ll chew up all her money and she’ll have to remember to unplug them then :o)

2. LissaKay - August 17, 2007

I am so glad to know that Ms Thang is not the only girl with straight hair that tries to straighten it some more. What gets me all confuzzled though is, she then uses a curling iron to curl it!

Go figure …