I have seven children, what else could you possibly want to know?
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i’ve been enjoying your blog ever since it was mentioned over at “house in progress” ages ago. tonight my dad sent me this and i immediately thought of you and your “love” of dumb questions.
Purina Dog Food
The next time someone asks you a dumb question wouldn’t you like to respond like this?…..
Yesterday I was buying a large bag of Purina dog chow for Athena the wonder dog at Wal-Mart and was about to check out. A woman behind me asked if I had a dog. What did she think I had, an
elephant? So since I’m retired, with little to do, on impulse, I told her that no, I didn’t have a dog, and that I was starting the Purina Diet again.
Although I probably shouldn’t, because I’d ended up in the hospital last time, but that I’d lost 50 pounds before I awakened in an intensive care ward with tubes coming out of most of my orifices and IVs in both arms.
I told her that it was essentially a perfect diet and that the way that it works is to load your pants pockets with Purina nuggets and simply eat one or two every time you feel hungry and that the food is nutritionally complete so I was going to try it again. (I have to mention here that practically everyone in the line was by now enthralled with my story.)
Horrified , she asked if I ended up in intensive care because the dog food poisoned me. I told her no; I stepped off a curb to sniff an Irish Setter’s ass and a car hit us both.
I thought the guy behind her was going to have a heart attack, he was laughing so hard!
If you are in need of learning how to save time and not spend alot of money my advice is - talk to a single/divorced mom and/or dad. For the last 3 years, I have become the utlimate “frugal” queen. Determining a “need” vs. a “want” it something single parents have to struggle with daily and not only for themselves but for their children. I am looking forward to reading about this for the next year and I am also proud of you for taking this step for you and your family.