My husband became offended when I told him he was so lazy his eyes didn't open all the way.
January is already halfway in the history books, but before we leave the holidays of 2008 behind completely, I would like to share a message I received from Ivan Price, executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley Foundation.
My son: Hey Daddy, why do skunks stink? Pause. I try to decide if I should just say, "because," and end what could be a really long, pointless conversation ... or if I should answer the question and educate my son. Me: Well, you see, skunks don't stink. They spray a liquid that stinks. My son: Why do they do that? Me: They do that to anyone who looks dangerous. My son: But I'm not ...
"Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for - in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it."