My cellphone rang. I picked it up and answered. The voice on the other end asked, “Did you hear the Diamondbacks big news?” I had to admit I wasn’t as connected to the news outlets today as I usually am. My daughter seemed to think that her fifteenth birthday was more important than monitoring some dumb web site in case some silly baseball team made a change. See this is what is wrong with this country; kids just don’t have their priorities set straight. For example based on my experience; a woman is only excited about her birthday up until her mid to late twenties. By the time she reaches the age of 30 a woman’s ability to count stops. By the age of 40 you take your life in your own hands if you even suggest that you know her real age. So obviously my daughter’s priorities are completely messed up; something I hope to remedy before she graduates from High School. I had to sheepishly admit that I had not heard the news.


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