Wednesday, May 17, 2006
Ten Second Rule
How many of you confess to eating things off the floor? You drop it, pick it up quickly, blow on it, pop it your mouth. Admit it. God made dirt and dirt don't hurt... Have you said it?
Now, for those of you who know my husband you may have witnessed his poor discretion in the things he's chosen to ingest. Catapillars, leaves with easy cheese, dirt itself, and many, many other non consumable products. (Please note these have not been in his recent years...) But I have just witnessed a new level. I observed my husband pick up one of my children's cracker halves, which had been laying on the floor for a few hours amidst much filth and stickiness , and thoughtfully put it on his plate, which he was done with. Yet, moments later he picked up the cracker and ate it! That was, like, ten seconds times... a lot! Isn't that like dog level? He might as well have grabbed it off the floor and popped it in his mouth!
"Hey Ben, do you want to check out that McDonalds bag? there could be something in it?" Okay, he would probably do it only if it was my McDonalds bag... I'm sure the cracker thing was just a lapse in judgement. Let's count together,"One-one thousand, two-one thousand, three-one thousand..."