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  • I'm not always sure if my ideas are good or not. Here's the latest example: this morning we were out of dog food, so Miles, our Pug, had macaroni and cheese for breakfast. He seemed to like it, so I didn’t feel too bad.

    Some weeks, Miles may eat leftovers for a few days. When you have two kids and everyone works, you can’t always just go to the store whenever you want to. There are fifteen things at home that have to be done before anything else can happen. And mornings and evening are more about keeping kids in good moods. If getting dog food is going to upset the balance, it doesn’t happen.

    Every time this happens, I always think about a wealthy friend of mine who ran out of cat food and was putting leftover sushi out for the cats to eat. I can’t say that there was any real need for the cats to come that this, because Jeff didn’t work and would have had all the time in the world to get food. He might have been too drunk to realize what he was doing at the time, but I don’t think so. I think that Jeff was giving his cats sushi just to let everyone else that was at his house drinking that evening know that he could do it.

    So if you are ever at my house, you should know that I can afford to feed my Pug mac and cheese.
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