Can we get that goddamned thing out of here now?

Next to the presidency, detrimming a tree has to be the loneliest job in the world. It has fallen to women for centuries and is considered a skill only they can do, like replacing the roll on the toilet tissue spindle, painting baseboards, holding a wet washcloth for a child who is throwing up or taking out a splinter with a needle.

~Erma Bombeck

Posted on December 26, 2011, in Words to live by. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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