Thursday, December 20, 2007

morning voicemail from Momrat

"Good MORNing!

So I'm in the car and I was listening to NPR and they had this special on twenty-somethings. You know. Except they were talking about 19- to 25-year-olds. They called that "emerging adulthood" and they said that most kids that age still count on their parents for a lot of things. You know, money things and stuff. And I thought, wow, Moonrat is 24--right there in that group! And she's...pretty independent. So...good job, kiddo!

Also, I was wondering, can you maybe bring a really big suitcase with you to the Caribbean? But it would be good if you could only pack a little and leave a lot of space for other people's [read: her] stuff.

That's all!! Have a wonderful day!"

12 comments:

Church Lady said...

Have fun!!!!
And happy holidays!

Colorado Writer said...

Ha ha ha ha ha...actually, I think I was almost 28 before my dad stopped saying, "Do you need gas money" after a visit.

Gas money was code for $100 to get through until payday.

Precie said...

LOL!!! Yay for being an independent moonrat! And yay for the Caribbean! (Wave to Johnny and Orlando for me! oh. wait.)

Charles Gramlich said...

I wasn't very independent money wise at 24 because I was in graduate school. I was independent in other ways but I still had to tap mom for cash on occassion.

Anonymous said...

Dear Very Young Moonrat,

I had no idea. You read much older! Thoughtful and independent beyond your years.

Katherine

Jaye Wells said...

Sounds like you too have a great relationship, and that you're going to have a blast in the Carribean. Drink a pina colada for me.

pacatrue said...

Have fun in ye olde Carribeane.

cyn said...

yay for the carribean and being independent and mature! i married at 23 but my mom will *always* ask me if i need cash. =X

and what's this about brining ONE ms? leave it at home! =)i can't wait to see the fotos!

Sarah Hina said...

Good job, kiddo! ;)

I'm 31, and nothing changes. Especially Momrats. They're like fruitcake.

Have fun on your trip!

Shameless said...

HYSTERICAL! Lovely.

writtenwyrdd said...

do have fun, suffering in the Carribbean sunshine. I laughed when I read the part about leaving a lot of space in the luggage. Just pack a lightweight duffle in there for the loot! That's what I did when I went to Paris!

jalexissmith said...

have a great time :) and if you feel inspired to make a surprise trip someplace on nye, we would love to have you.