Thursday, November 22, 2007

Be Thankful

Some things to ponder.

If you are married...be thankful that your spouse, no matter how imperfect, no matter how frustrating, is still with you and not the 16 year old babysitter.

If you are single...be thankful for the learning lesssons of the marrieds around you. Being single might not be so bad after all. Don't pick the one who will turn around and cheat on you with the babysitter.

I have a friend whose mother died recently. She had to go to Texas to take care of the funeral and her father. She brought her dad back home with her for a while because he has a broken leg. She returned home to a request for a divorce. WTF? She did some investigating and...let's just say that life could be worse for my friend...it could be her husband's 16 year old mistress who is pregnant and not her son's girlfriend. She doesn't see it that way, but it's the truth. Of course, she's also on depression meds so she's not 100% in her right mind anyway and she finds this all really rather funny. In a sick and twisted kind of way - it is...because how tired of a cliche is that anyway? The father and the babysitter??? I mean, come on!

I'm a little worried for my friend, her last email sounded more hysterical than sane.

On a more personal note: I am thankful for friends, for family, for a boss who schedules me to work at 9pm on Thanksgiving, for my readers [even if you don't comment], for dreams and hopes.

1 comment:

Jean-Luc Picard said...

A fine post, Ciera.

Happy Thanksgiving.