The March Slice of Life Challenge
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My nephew, Tyler has had a deep, deep affection for McDonald's for his whole life. Granted he's only 14. But still, we're talking total and complete loyalty. If given the choice, he would eat every single meal there, on your dime of course. Unfortunately for him, the rest of his family doesn't share his affinity.
When he was 10, my husband and I had taken him and his younger sister, Kylie to Florida for February Vacation. There are a lot of McDonald's in the Orlando area. Every single time we drove by one, Tyler asked if we could eat there. It didn't matter that we had already eaten. After one such request, I decided I would distract him and the following conversation ensued:
Me: "Did you know Uncle John used to work at McDonald's?"
Tyler: (in complete shock) "WHAT??? Did you really Uncle John?"
John: "Yes, I did."
Tyler: "Why in the world would you quit THAT job??? That's gotta be the best job in the whole world!"
John: (joking with him) "Well, Auntie told me she wouldn't marry me unless I made more money."
It's quiet in the back seat for about a minute and then...
Tyler: (w/ a tone of great disgust) "Well...I hope she was worth it!"
You can't make this stuff up. Humbling. And absolutely hysterical!