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Ollie    Posted 05-24-2002 at 13:01:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
> > I am hereby officially tendering
> > my resignation as an adult. I have
> > decided I would like to accept the
> > responsibilities of an 8 year-old again.
> > I want to go to McDonald's and think
> > that it's a four star restaurant.
> > I want to sail sticks across a fresh mud
> > puddle and make a sidewalk with rocks.
> > I want to think M&Ms are better than
> > money because you can eat them.
> > I want to lie under a big oak tree and
> > run a lemonade stand with my friends on
> > a hot summer's day.
> > I want to return to a time when life was
> > simple; When all you knew were colors,
> > multiplication tables, and nursery
> > rhymes, but that didn't bother you,
> > because you didn't know what you
> > didn't know and you didn't care.
> > All you knew was to be happy because you were
> > blissfully unaware of
> > all the things that should make you
> > worried or upset.
> > I want to think the world is fair.
> > That everyone is honest and good.
> > I want to believe that anything is
> > possible. I want to be oblivious
> > to the complexities of life and be
> > overly excited by the little things again.
> > I want to live simple again. I
> > don't want my day to consist of
> > computer crashes, mountains of paperwork,
> > depressing news, how to survive more days
> > in the month than there is money in the
> > bank, doctor bills, gossip, illness,
> > and loss of loved ones.
> > I want to believe in the power of
> > smiles, hugs, a kind word, truth,
> > justice, peace, dreams, the imagination,
> > mankind, and making angels in the snow.
> > So . . . here's my checkbook and my
> > car-keys, my credit card bills
> > and my 401K statements. I am officially resigning from adulthood.
> > And if you want to discuss this
> > further, you'll have to catch me
> > first, cause........
> > ......"Tag! You're it."
> > Pass this to someone and brighten
> > their day by helping them remember
> > the Simple things in Life.
> > ((((((((((((((HUGS))))))))))))))
> > Hope Ya'll join me !

DeadCarp -kids again huh?    Posted 05-24-2002 at 17:09:31       [Reply]  [No Email]
Okay, you asked for it -- SNOT! heh heh

My dad-in-law used to say life was backwards - that we should spend the first 20 years retired with a pension, (while we're young enough to enjoy it) then work awhile to cover it, gradually get dumb and slowly back our way into diapers again.

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