Thursday, February 2, 2012

30 things my sister taught me

30 things my sister taught me, in no particular order. some of these are silly, some serious, some I still need work on. Thank you, Maureen, for teaching me all of these things plus many more.

the song "somewhere out there" from an American tail can instantly solve your problems
school does not come easy for anyone, you have to work hard to earn good grades
never give up
if Jonathon is mad, hurt, or upset, leave him be or he might punch you in the stomach
combo's are the best snack for a car ride
marry your best friend
be a cheerleader for others
don't fall for every boy who gives you a second look
playing an organized sport is the best way to get exercise and learn about strategy and teamwork
replacing tv/computer with walking or reading
finding a job is often based on who you know, not what you know.
when serving mac and cheese, it's "one scoop for you, two scoop for me"
things end, and you have to move on from them, and there is always a new beginning
when you want something, you have to just do it.
never let your cousin whisper in your ear when they have a loose tooth
mercy high school will be the best four years of your life
friends may come and go but family is always there
start training in the summer for the fall field hockey camp
don't stress out over things which you cannot control
you never know how your past will catch up with you, so don't burn bridges
be honest
believe in yourself
babysitting is the best way to make a little extra money. make the kids milkshakes and they will love you forever.
never mix up a tablespoon and a teaspoon
u2 is one of the greatest bands of our generation
mercy's english classes prepare you to analyze, to write, to react, to live.
college is where you become who you are. choose your path wisely.
saving money is the key to getting by. make smart choices and budget well.
have a passion
life is too short to freak out over every little detail, so just relax

1 comment:

furmurr said... Add Reply

Wow! I wonder what you have taught her.