Friday, October 26, 2007

When the Kids are Holier Than Thou...

Catholics are called to sacrifice on Fridays to commemorate Christ's ultimate Friday offering, and our family follows the tradition by giving up meat. Due to yesterday's party we had meat on the menu in the form of leftover pizza. So we decided to give up our special popcorn for the day instead.

Flash forward to this evening:
Joe: "I think I'm not going to have dessert tonight. I know we're giving up the popcorn, but that's not really enough. I might not have had any anyway."
Mom (to herself, having just consumed a plate of cake): "Wow..."

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