Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Aggravating Parenting Conundrums, Part 329
Notice the position of the dishwasher approximately two feet beyond the table upon which the remnants of a peanut butter sandwich, potato chips and a glass of milk lie.
Is there an invisible shock line drawn from here to there? Is it impossible to remember that one must clean up one's dirty plates upon completion? Does it make one weary beyond all weariness to walk toward the sink, turn on the tap, rinse the plate and place in the dishwasher? Is one saving the remnants for a later in the day nosh? Does one secretly love the sound of one's mother's voice, whether for remonstrance or praise?
Reader, please answer.