15 April 2013

First World Problems

"Do you want a cutie with your pizza rolls and cookies?" I asked Elf.

"I want an apple!" he told me.

"I wan it apple!" Woodjie chimed in.

"Well, I only have one apple," I told them.  "Here.  You can have the apple, Elf.  I'm just going to chop this slice off for Woodjie."

"Aaaahhh!  I hate it when that happens!  And you always take a big slice out of my apple!"

"You're right, Elf," I consoled him.  "I'm sure the children of the Sudan are weeping for you..."

"No, they're not," he said matter-of-factly.  "I'm just weeping for myself."

10 comments:

  1. ha ha ha...


    But, starving kids of Sudan?
    What happened to all the staving children in China my Mother used to tell me about?

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    1. Those kids own your great-great-great grandkids now. Loans and all... :)

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  2. My mum was generous, she included starving children all over the world, no singling out a particular country. I like the idea of pizza rolls.

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    1. That's so funny that you remember that!

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  3. Others came to tell you about their deep understanding of the need in the world. I, on the other hand, came to tell you that I can relate to weeping for myself [grin].

    ~Luke

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    1. I know you're really sad for him, right? :)

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  4. LOL...you have the best stories with those kids!!!

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    1. Thanks! I also have a really cute kid who posed for this picture! :)

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  5. Who knew that math could be soooo entertaining?

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