Thursday, October 22, 2009

Letters to Someone

Dear Crazy Chick at the Gas Station ~

Yes, I do remember that super funny episode of Desperate Housewives!! The one where Lynette thought it would be OK to take her son's ADD prescription to give herself more energy??!!? OMG, so funny! Good for me I didn't rthink anyone really did that. You however, clearly considered it a "how to" episode. I looked REALLY closely for your wireless headset and it wasn't there. So that means that you were high fiving the pump and singing to yourself. Not cool. At all. Scarier still that you had to drive A CAR to get to the gas station. Maybe next time you could indulge in your addiction earlier in the day so by the time the rest of us are out and about you've normed. Umkay?

More Than a Little Concerned,
The Unmedicated Lady Behind You

Dear Esteemed Colleagues,

How nice that you have nowhere else to be but the office. I'm truly delighted for you. I am, however, getting a little tired of defending my choice to see my family every night. Yes, my husband did pick up the kids today, but that doesn't change my desire to see their faces for more than the 40 minutes they're mine each morning. I'm funny that way. My projects are in line. I am still smiling and playing nice with others. The brilliant ideas can keep. I'll be back tomorrow.

The Senior Manager of Monkey Business

Dear Self,

Slow down, girlfriend. You need to take a deep breath and soak it all in. That little boy is a lot closer to 8 than 7 and he will only think you're a goddess for so long. Enjoy it. And the youngest one. Oh my. She thinks you are dipped in gold. Prove it to her. They will never remember that you didn't serve every food group with each meal. They will remember that you sat with them at the table and asked about their day. Kiss them goodnight even when the dishes aren't done. Hold on tight to what you love, it just may not be there the next time you're ready.

Loving You,

Dear Honest to a Fault,

We've gotta work on your timing, babe. I know Daddy didn't really steal anything when he took you and your sister to the movies without paying. I wouldn't have purchased $27 worth the tickets for a matinee either if there was no one there to sell me tickets or take them after I purchased them. But Buster, when we leave the theaters you should at least wait until we're outside to say "my favorite part of this theater is that you don't even have to pay!!!" Wow! Your positive outlook is so contagious and being near you makes me smile, but there are a lot of reasons we should crack up laughing. Running wildly from the door of the theater for fear of being arrested should not be one of them.

I Love You,

Letters to Someone happen every week.  Same place.  Same time.  You can go over to Shortmama's and see who caught her attention this week.  It's usually good for a laugh or 9!!


♥georgie♥ said...

LOVED Dear Honest to a fault!!!!
I always love dear So n So I am going to have to play one of these days!

Emmy said...

Loved your letter to yourself.. you are right about what they will remember and what really is important. Guess I had better go play with my kids now

Summer said...

This was sooooo good!

And so true, especially the part about our kids. Such a good reminder for me....some days I forget to focus on these kind of things....

Found on you SITS, and I just had to come say what up girlfriend!!!


shortmama said...

Good for you for making family a priority over work! It can be so hard to find a balance...or at least so I kinda remember since I havent worked in almost 6 years lol!!!

Thanks for joining in!

Carrin said...

Ah, kids say the darnedest things at the damnedest times!

Anonymous said...

this is so true and relatable!!

you know these kids grow up too fast...its good if we are aware of how precious these moments are..

MiMi said...

Love your letter to the kids and to yourself. So sweet.

Tooj said...

You just gave me the perfect reason for not doing the dishes tonight! Oh wait...I didn't do them last night either. ;)

Gabrielle Krake said...

Hilarious letters, I loved them!!

Dawn said...

So true on the letter to yourself! I need to get off here now...

Desert Rose said...

Oh the things kids say at the worst times. Nearest rock to hide under please!

Tyne said...

Do you know how much I love these letters? So great! And the letter to yourself, definetly gives me something to think about!

Lora said...

Oh, I love these!
Visiting you from SITS--have a great day!


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