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Give Up

8AM:
Albowin: Mom, what would happen if the Earth bumped into another planet, like Pluto?
Me: It would probably be pretty bad for us around here.

3:30PM:
Albowin: Mom, I asked Ian in my class, cuz he knows lots about space and he says that Pluto would be vanquished.

*****

I've given up guys. I checked my email today. No one tell the missionaries. I just couldn't do it anymore. Remewin is teething and grumpy, it's cold outside and I had 77 messages in my inbox. What more do you want from me!? A woman can only take so much.

So what did the Grumpy Cannwin find when she checked her email? At least 3 letters from friends and family who I have evidently offended recently.

See. Evidence that me and the internet need each other. I'm just not a happy person without it. So I will be spending the next hour responding to comments and catching up on blogs. If the missionaries get wind of this 'day early resignation' I'm coming after someone. :)

Comments

Ivy said…
Did you really WANT to know that you were offending people??? And....how offended were they if they wouldn't call you or come talk to you about it???
I would miss the internet too but I just had to double check your thoughts on that...it's kind of funny.
Polly Blevins said…
When that woman lights up, you can have some sympathy meetings together. :)
cannwin said…
I didn't respond to any of the emails for fear of re-offending them. I guess speaking gets me in trouble. lol. I will just shrug and move on, I'm not to bent up about it.
Claire Wessel said…
people are touchy! Blame winter blues and try again in the springtime :) Also, the investigator may feel some comradery with you if she finds that you flunked out a day early! Addictions are hard to crack and it's okay if you fail the first time, the point is to keep trying, right? Nobody's perfect after all :)
Welcome back! You were missed!!! I am putting your button on my blog as we speak.
cannwin said…
Claire- I thought about that when I heard her say she'd smoked but at that point I was feeling fairly guilty for not telling the sisters so I kept my mouth shut. Ugh, missed opportunity.

E.P.- You rock!

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