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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

Anonymous 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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Use your words, my dear sweet soul, they are inside of you... So find them. Write, you silly girl, write so hard the world will never forget you.
But does it matter if the world remembers you? 
Age begins to press its hands upon your chest and the need to be remembered seems to increase with the pressure. 
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