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May your holiday leave you nourished, but I don’t care what you got.
As an aside… This is my 20 th christmas card. Since 1995 I have sent fifty cards a year.
Every year I get a card from my mom/ernie, my sister, and now from my bio dad. That’s three.
This year (like last) i got one from the super golden Goldtonuks.
It looks like because I do not have my own family, nobody cares to send me greetings.
That’s fine, you think this is the first year I learned this?
Am I bitter? maybe. Will I get a half dozen “whoops” cards? probably.
So, the 20 year lesson I learned is.. if you don’t have babies nobody wants to acknowledge you.
Shit, I learned that a decade ago, but how should I respond?
Been thinking about my mom. In her early 20’s she raised me and my sister, by herself.
I cannot even imagine how difficult it was to feed a family of three on the income she made at Dress Barn or the Ground Round.
We fought a ton back then; “Why can’t I take saxophone anymore” or “Why do we need a babysitter?”
I’ve always been a little shit, and the strength it took her not to murder me in my sleep… well, it’s impressive.
Hope these classes are well attended.
I’ve only bought 2 new complete bicycles from shops in my life. One was a TREK mountain bike from Bustleton Bikes 19 years ago. The second was a Brompton from Trophy that I bought 1 year ago. They do a great job, If you can’t fix your own flat get over there and learn already.