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I’ve Fallen and I Won’t Get up

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

Last night I spent several interesting¬† hours with friends of a friend (who, I think, I can now call my friends). You can’t imagine the subjects we broached (at least, not if you’re male), but one conversation in particular started it all rolling.

“I asked my husband to make our son a pizza bagel,” she said. Not a big deal, right? Put it in the toaster oven, set the timer, keep your eye on it to make sure it doesn’t burn, right? You’d think. But, this husband ended up cross examining his wife, as though he needed the formula for weapons grade plutonium. Why couldn’t she tell him exactly how long it would take? Why didn’t she know? How was he supposed to do this on his own?

Which led me to observe: they can’t figure out how long to cook a pizza bagel, but they’re running the world? (more…)

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