Wednesday, July 11, 2007

The Wallet


Received an e-mail this morning from Mrs. Buck (whose dad had come to visit the family last week); it read:

Your First Born was complaining to my dad last week because I accidentally washed his wallet. It completely fell apart and all of his cards, money and stuff were scattered throughout the washing machine. He said I owed him a new wallet. Well, I didn’t go get one so, he got a new one himself. This morning he showed it to "K" and said, “It’s Mommy’s job to check all of my pockets before she washes my clothes!” I said, “No, it is your job to empty your pockets before your clothes go in the hamper (if they make it there).” "K" said, “I agree with Dad!” I told Buck that I was going to tell his mom on him, so there!
Mom says -- "We women must stick together; therefore, he needs to empty his pockets before they end up on the floor, I mean in the hamper." That's Brotha Buck for you. ha, ha

Related thought: Wonder what her dad's reaction to that was.

7 comments:

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David Cho said...

Hahaha!

I can picture Buck doing just that.

Momma Bear said...

David -- I thought you would get a kick out of this post. ha, ha, ha

San Nakji said...

Buck's right! Mrs Buck owes him a new wallet! The law is very clear on this. The law of deluded husbands... :)

Momma Bear said...

San najki -- you are too funny -- hee hee - I will just have to agree to disagree with you on that one. :-)

Rosemarie said...

In all fairness if Mrs. Buck does decide to check the wallets does she get to keep everything she finds...like cash.

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Momma Bear said...

Actually, Rosemary -- I believe Mrs. Buck meant that he needs to check his pockets to make sure the wallet is not in there before he puts them in the hamper to be washed.