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Thoughts and quotes

Thursday, October 18th, 2007
|The advice your son rejected is now being given by him to your grandson.——————————————————————————–Working mothers are guinea pigs in a scientific experiment to show that sleep is not necessary to human life.——————————————————————————–Parents often talk about the younger generations as if they didn’t have anything to do with it.

Out of food supplies

Thursday, October 18th, 2007
|With four daughters and one son always dashing to school activities and part-time jobs, our schedule was hectic.To add to this, we kept running out of household supplies.I instructed them all to let me know when they used the last of any item by writing it down on a note pad on the refrigerator.As a reminder, I wrote at the top: “IF WE ARE OUT OF IT, WRITE IT DOWN.”When I checked the pad a few days later, to my delight I found the following message:”MOM, YOU MAY BE A BIT OLD-FASHIONED, BUT YOU ARE NOT ‘OUT OF IT.”‘

Fathers then & now

Thursday, October 18th, 2007
|Today is one of the first Father’s Days of our new millennium. Fathers of 1900 didn’t have it nearly as good as fathers of today; but they did have a few advantages:In 1900, fathers prayed their children would learn English.Today, fathers pray their children will speak English.——————————————————————————–In 1900, a father’s horsepower meant his horses.Today, it’s the size of his minivan.——————————————————————————–In 1900, if a father put a roof over his family’s head, he was a success.Today, it takes a roof, deck, pool, and 4-car garage. And that’s just the vacation home.——————————————————————————–In 1900, a father waited for the doctor to tell him when the baby arrived.Today, a father must wear a smock, know how to breathe, and make sure film is in the video camera.——————————————————————————–In 1900, fathers passed on clothing to their sons.Today, kids wouldn’t touch Dad’s clothes if they were sliding naked down an icicle.——————————————————————————–In 1900, fathers could count on children to join the family business.Today, fathers pray their kids will soon come home from college long enough to teach them how to work the computer and set the VCR.——————————————————————————–In 1900, fathers pined for old country Romania, Italy, or Russia.Today, fathers pine for old country Hank Williams.——————————————————————————–In 1900, a father smoked a pipe. If he tries that today, he gets sent outside after a lecture on lip cancer.——————————————————————————–In 1900, fathers shook their children gently and whispered, “Wake up, it’s time for school.”Today, kids shake their fathers violently at 4 a.m., shouting: “Wake up, it’s time for hockey practice.”——————————————————————————–In 1900, a father came home from work to find his wife and children at the supper table.Today, a father comes home to a note: “Jimmy’s at baseball, Cindy’s at gymnastics, I’m at adult-Ed, Pizza in fridge.” ——————————————————————————–In 1900, fathers and sons would have heart-to-heart conversations while fishing in a stream.Today, fathers pluck the headphones off their sons’ ears and shout, “WHEN YOU HAVE A MINUTE..”——————————————————————————–In 1900, a father gave a pencil box for Christmas, and the kid was all smiles.Today, a father spends $800 at Toys ‘R’ Us, and the kid screams: “I wanted Sega!”——————————————————————————–In 1900, if a father had breakfast in bed, it was eggs and bacon and ham and potatoes.Today, it’s Special K, soy milk, dry toast and a lecture on cholesterol.——————————————————————————–In 1900, a Father’s Day gift would be a hand tool.Today, he’ll get a digital organizer.——————————————————————————–In 1900, fathers said, “A man’s home is his castle.”Today, they say, “Welcome to the money pit.”——————————————————————————–In 1900, “a good day at the market” meant Father brought home feed for the horses.Today, “a good day at the market” means Dad got in early on an IPO.——————————————————————————–In 1900, a happy meal was when Father shared funny stories around the table.Today, a happy meal is what Dad buys at McDonald’s.——————————————————————————–In 1900, a father was involved if he spanked the kid now and then.Today, a father’s involved only if he coaches Little League and organizes Boy Scouts and car pools.——————————————————————————–In 1900, when fathers entered the room, children often rose to attention.Today, kids glance up and grunt, “Dad, you’re invading my space.”——————————————————————————–In 1900, fathers threatened their daughters suiters with shotguns if the girl came home late.Today, fathers break the ice by saying, “So…how long have you had that earring?”——————————————————————————–In 1900, fathers pined for the old school, which meant a one-room, red-brick building.Today, fathers pine for the old school, which means Dr J and Mickey Mantle.——————————————————————————–In 1900, fathers were never truly appreciated.In 2001, fathers are never truly appreciated.

Mom would never say

Thursday, October 18th, 2007
|Things Mom Would Never Say”How on earth can you see the TV sitting so far back?” “Yeah, I used to skip school a lot, too” “Just leave all the lights on … it makes the house look more cheery” “Let me smell that shirt — Yeah, it’s good for another week” “Go ahead and keep that stray dog, honey. I’ll be glad to feed and walk him every day” “Well, if Timmy’s mom says it’s OK, that’s good enough for me.” “The curfew is just a general time to shoot for. It’s not like I’m running a prison around here.” “I don’t have a tissue with me … just use your sleeve” “Don’t bother wearing a jacket – the wind-chill is bound to improve”

My wife is pregnant

Thursday, October 18th, 2007
|A man speaks frantically into the phone, “My wife is pregnant, and her contractions are only two minutes apart!” “Is this her first child?” the doctor queries. “No, you idiot!” the man shouts. “This is her *husband*!”