Monday, February 21, 2011

college

Today, Gavin excitedly entered the kitchen as I was preparing breakfast on this President's holiday ready to tell me something. He announced, "Mom, I am not going to go to college." He has told me this before, and I believe in promoting higher education without forcing it upon my kids. A skilled trade or some sort of technical training would also allow them a very respectable living some day and not everyone in our world has or needs a college education. So I inquired why. He explained, "I am going to stay home and go to college instead. I know how. You do it online in your pajamas."



I think it may be time to limit TV viewing again.

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12 comments:

  1. I would take a little comfort in him not saying he was going to be in bed with her!

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  2. LOL! Love it!

    My son has tried to convince us we need a Sunsetter retractable awning...and Life Alert....all things he saw infomercials about when he wakes up at the crack of freakin' dawn every day!

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  3. Too funny! My kids have learned a lot from tv, too. I sold my gold this week and they were like, "Did you do CASH FOR GOLD???"

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  4. Ummmm, I think I see an apartment in your basement about 10 years from now!

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  5. So glad to see your bloging again. Hope thiings are going well for you. I think of you and your boys often. Keep looking up!

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  6. So he is going to stay home with you and go to college at the same time. Hmmm. Sounds like a good deal if he will still do his chores.
    I am so glad to see you blogging again. 3 months without an Angie fix is a long time. My favorites was almost in the invisible stage.
    How are you and the boyz doing? Have you been working at the school. Are you still dating ? (That was a prying question. I am sorry.)
    Karen W. in S.W. Ohio

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  7. LOL....good luck with that :-)

    Welcome back!

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  8. So glad to see you blog again, was afraid you had given up and we would miss those funny things your boys say!

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  9. Hope everything is going well for you and your boys. Haven't seen a post in a while, and thought I'd comment to say hi. "Hi!" :)
    BC, Canada.

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  10. Wow what a great post.I am really love it.


    Thanks for more sharing......




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  11. I am a literature student and I have read all the books that EM press has published, my favorite is Children of Kosen-Rufu, from the distinguished Professor George David Miller.


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