Monday, October 26, 2009

Role (Super) Model


It went down like this. Jeff, Bob and I were driving down the freeway in the station wagon. We witness a driver in the next lane tossing a soda can out of his window. Bob is confused.

“Why that guy put his drink on the ground?”

Jeff and I respond simultaneously:

“Because he’s a litterbug,” said Bob’s father.

“Because he’s a gigantic, creepy, tool who hates the environment,” said Bob’s mother.

Playdate at our house, anyone?

10 comments:

  1. Me! me!!!
    -said the mother of Gilli, who also talks dirty about reckless drivers and suchlike scumbags.

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  2. I'll gladly send my kids your way. They drive with me and witness my traffic tourettes all the time. When I heard my son refer to someone as a d-bag recently, I knew that he was actually paying attention when I talked. I kvelled.

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  3. We'd love to come over for a playdate. Can you imagine the conversation between George and Bob? Worth video recording.

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  4. One thing I love about Texas is our "Don't Mess With Texas" campaign. Although the name isn't all that great, you can report litterbugs and if it's thrown from a car, they'll send a letter to the registered owner.

    Kinda like a "I know what you did last time you were driving" stalker thing. Win!

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  5. You had me at "tool."

    Thanks for your super-nice comment about my humor essay, BTW. I really appreciate that!

    :-D Anna

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  6. Come on over everyone. We have tons of string cheese.

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