Monday, January 2, 2012
Happy New Year! (Wink, Wink)
In the years leading up to 2012, we’ve managed to attain some lucky accomplishments.
Some unforeseen, and some quite a challenge to attain. The point is, we to continue to look forward.
100% of the offspring here have traveled to over 12 countries in their lifetime
75% of the offspring are now fluent in 2 languages (spelling however, is another story).
The other 25% of this offspring thinks he’s fluent as well
100% of offspring can dress themselves
0% can find the laundry basket
50% operate their own email account
75% of our offspring can ride a bike
50% can hula hoop for an extended length of time
100% are now potty trained (Whoo-hooo!)
75% are literate
50% can swim, well enough to join a novice level swim team
0% gave attained all adult teeth (50% have some adult teeth)
75% can play more than 3 songs on the violin
50% can cook a meal if necessary (a more palatable meal if supervised)
0% have obtained a driver’s license (thank goodness)
75% like salad, sans any chesse that's blue or green
100% have been trained to fold clothing and make beds (though about 25% only ever actually use this skill)
0% have obtained a high school diploma
100% can suck down an Italian gelato in seconds flat
50% can pack a bag for a camping trip or travel
100% can hop on one foot
75% can tie their own shoes
50% can tell time
100% are healthy and happy, which is a blessing on its own
25% can belch on command (Thank you dear neighbor, Mr. Jose, in Guam)
100% are capable of hugs and kisses on a sunny day
And now we‘re proud to announce that,
…75% of the circus act can wink.
May you see an endless array of unforeseen and challenging accomplishments as well in 2012!