On Birthdays

It has just occurred to me that there is something odd about birthdays – we celebrate the one who was born.

When you think about it, there’s really nothing to being born. You have no say in the matter, nor does one recall the pain that occurs.

Parents, moms to be exact, recall all the hardships. The nine months of carrying around what would seem to be an undigested watermelon and then the subsequent passing of said watermelon has got to be a more noteworthy feat than actually popping out, yeah?

And then the whole raising a kid – from terrible two’s to obnoxious teens – has got to be more commendable than coasting for eighteen years in a what’s basically a bed and breakfast (some kids aren’t so lucky, but meh… they don’t fit into this thought).

Sure there is nothing wrong with celebrating the fact that you’re one year closer to oblivion, but just don’t forget that you wouldn’t be around to have cake if it wasn’t for some parents.

Posted in

Around the Otter

snowpiercer

Review: Snowpiercer (The Series)

decisonsarticleimg

Decisions, Decisions… Some Tools to Help Make Up Your Mind

wilcocolbertimg

Wilco’s “Tell Your Friends” to Benefit WCK

adultingmeritbadges1

Channel Your Inner Junior Woodchuck with Adulting Merit Badges

protectthesacred

Protect the Sacred – Navajo Nation Response to Covid-19

Previously in Word Search...

20200528postimg

Random Word Search 25

Advertising

Written by

Artist / Writer / internet disk jockey / retail wage slave / carbon based lifeform. Founder of the New World Otter and RML Studios

Advertising

Advertising