Share With Me

Adding to the wishes for a happy New Year being tossed about freely, I hope you are able to:

Take a minute to call an old friend
Do at least 5 random acts of kindness (preferably outside of the ward/church)
Take a trip or vacation to a destination of your choice.
Complete at least 1 of your New Year;s resolutions.
Make your rent/mortgage with ease.

I’m not one to make resolutions or set goals (I forget within minutes what I set out to do) but these seem like nice things to aspire to in the coming year.

Tell me what you would like to see on this list.

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Consumption Unit

My daughter has started referring to us as her “parental unit” . It must be something she picked up from her socially conscious progressive high school but this term bugs the hell out of N.

I think he thinks it disrespectful and impersonal. I can’t put my finger on it and while I think it’s funny in the “that’s cute” kind of way, I have to admit that N is right. Children should address their parents with a little respect.

So… last week, Belle said, “thank you, parental unit” and in response N said, “you’re welcome, consumption unit.”

Doesn’t that just sum up a teenager’s role perfectly?

taking myself very seriously since 2006