Friday, May 05, 2006

Maybe I should be a teacher...

It doesn't seem right that summer is around the corner, and I have no extended vacation in sight. I guess even though I've worked through every summer since I was 16, I'm still not used to the fact that I'm not done with SOMETHING (like school) when summer begins. Maybe I could quit my job for a few months and have a summer job - I could mow lawns! Or perhaps be a dog walker. Maybe even work at an icecream stand. I'm sure my boss would understand. I'll be back in the fall, when I'm ready to be a responsible adult again.

I was, in fact, informed last night by an expert (i.e. an eight year old girl) that you aren't a "real adult" until you're thirty. However, when pressed, she admitted I was no longer a teenager. She finally decided I was neither teen nor adult, which meant I could do whatever I wanted until I had to grow up.

I'll take it.

3 comments:

Andy McCann said...

So, am I to take this as a knock on me?.....Hmm...I guess I work all summer too, so maybe my wife doesn't appreciate this. Maybe I won't paint this summer, and I'll sit around eating Bon-Bons and watch daytime TV. Doesn't sound bad to me.

Hancock Handyman, or Nanuk of the North said...

This 'little girl' seems very perceptive. I wonder if it might not be the voices in your head that conveniently told you to do whatever you wanted until the grand old age of thirty. Andy is definitely on the right track, though. But I think combos would be more fitting for a guy than their feminine counterpart Bon-Bons. And fishing would be a much better daytime activity if you had any good water around.

Andy McCann said...

I do like Combos...but alas, I enjoy judge shows quite a lot. There is a respite during the day, between the first People's Court and Judge Mathis that I could do a little fishing. We actually have a pond across the street that I would like to check out sometime. Maybe I'll pull out a record largemouth bass to mount for our living room wall.