This hit me at the right place at the right time.
Dear Every Person in the Entire World,
Yes, I have heard that my kid looks like Ralphie from A Christmas Story!
I have also heard that he looks like Harry Potter.
And yes, I have also heard that he looks like the kid from Jerry Maguire.
But bless your heart for telling me. Really. You're very, very creative. Thanks ever so much.
PS---Yes, the glasses are real. If I was to dress my kid in a costume, I would dress him like Freddie Mercury. Doesn't every mother want that?
Dear Lady at Target,
Thank you for telling me that my child should be wearing shoes. I have heard of this delightful invention, but have yet to find a pair that Joel will not remove with extreme prejudice and utter disgust. Thank you for letting me know that I am slowly killing my child through indifference and neglect. Cheers!
Thank you for being a beacon of hope and beauty in the world of gas stations. You play Donna Summers at the pumps.Your coffee bar is stocked with Kona coffee and fresh creamer. Your freshly-toasted, delicious subs, are, in a word, transcendent.
And so, I thank you, WaWa. You bring joy, one fountain drink at a time.
Dear Owen's Teacher,
Thank you for your object lesson about germs and disease. You've given my son the gift of compulsive germaphobia, which is, as you know, the gift that keeps giving!
Ahhhhhhhhhh, I feel a bit better.
Link up with adrienzgirl if you feel like sending some thank-you love!