A few months ago, I was trying to negotiate a better deal on my phone plan. You see, I constantly go over my data limit and end up paying a fortune in extra charges. I called up my service provider, and I got nowhere. I quickly became frustrated. It seems my plan had been grandfathered and if I … [Read more...]
Negotiating With Terrorists.
It is 11:20 AM, and candy is Ava Scarlett's favourite food group. She: Can I have something to eat, please? Me: Yes, darling! What would you like? She: Can I have some Swedish Berries? Me: Um... okay. She: Can I have ten? Me: You can have six. She: *pleading face* … [Read more...]
On Having Stuff.
He: Mummy?Me: Yes, my love.He: Can I have a key?Me: A key? A key to what?!He: Like, for the house.Me: Don't say "like" so much. You want a house key?He: *nods* Yes, please.Me: *incredulously* Oliver, why do you want a key for the house? I'm always here!He: Yeah, but... you know... what if you're not … [Read more...]