Tuesday, February 28, 2012

How not to get desired results

Or Feeble tips for "they think they are so adult already" children,

Never start off  phone conversations in which you wake up your Mamma in the middle of the night with:

Now mom I don't want you to panic.

This phrase is pretty much a guarantee  to set off alarm bells ,especially when it is hurriedly followed by:

Just thought I would call and fill you in because the police may show up at our door or call...

I'm just saying.....this is not the way to reassure a parent that all is good. In this case it turned out my young man  stepped in to defend a young lady who was being harassed by an obnoxious drunkard , but still....