straight down hill

What to do with the kids

by Mike Beucler

The other day I was watching the kids play. They would go outside, do something, then come in the house and tell me and the little woman about it. Then boom, they would be out again. Me and the little woman would respond by saying “GET OUT OF THE HOUSE BEFORE I PUT YOU TO WORK.” You know- water the cows, feed the chickens, slop the pigs, or pick food for lunch. I guess it was a empty threat since we relay didn’t have any work to do.

I have been living in the city for many years now. Since college, my time in the country has gone straight down hill. Which makes sense; You give up cows for computers and these things happen. But I still haven’t figured out just what are you meant to do in the city.

I used to go out into the… Continue reading