Thursday, August 9, 2007

Knowledge is Power

If the back yard grows into a wild meadow before it gets mowed, I get foot rubs for all my hard work chopping it down.

If the bathtub doesn't get cleaned until it looks pink, I get backrubs for all the effort I put into it to make it white again.

If the dishes congeal in the sink until there are no clean glasses left, I get chocolate praises for making the dishes clean again.

What I've learned from all this? When I keep the house and yard spotless and up-to-date, no one notices. If I let it go to hell, then spend a week trying to get it back under control again, I get lots of rubbies, praises, and chocolate!

Hmm, wonder what I should do with this knowledge?

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