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Fifty Things That Aren’t My Fault

My wife belongs to a book club.  One of the recent books was this one by the famed cartoonist Cathy Guisewite of Kathy fame.  I’d read a number of action novels recently and thought a humorous book would be a good change of pace.

“None of this has gone as planned. I became a full-time mom at the very moment my daughter decided to reject all input from anyone over age thirty. I became a full-time daughter the moment my parents announced they would barricade the front door if I tried to bring in anyone or anything to assist them. I got older, which I hadn’t factored in, and became even more obnoxious and belligerent than my child or my parents, incapable of even committing to exercising five minutes a day.”