It's Finish The Sentence Friday and this week's sentence is "When I was younger I tried..." And I can promise you that I have wracked my brain trying to think of just how to finish this sentence. I'm not sure why I found it so difficult, but things I kept thinking of were either boring or embarrassing enough that I couldn't bare putting them out there for the world (or my family) to see.
But finally, this evening while watching Mickey Mouse with my little one, it came to me. It's not overly exciting and it's not one of those memories I personally recall. As a matter of fact, I called my mother to make sure I had it straight. It is, however, one of those stories I love to hear her tell.
So... When I was younger, I tried to get a job at McDonald's.
I know you're thinking this doesn't seem odd or comical at all. Well, would it help if I told you that I was only five years old? Apparently, I was going through the "waitress" stage where I was constantly taking people's orders, pretending to write them down, and then serve them.
And for some reason, at five, I decided it was time to find work. I supposedly retrieved the phone book, looked up the number, and made the phone call - all while my mother is completely oblivious to what is happening. She eventually hears me say "Are you hiring?" and rushes to hang up the phone. When she asks just exactly who I am talking to, my reply was McDonald's.
Now, I'm not convinced that I was actually talking to someone from McDonald's. Could a five year old really look up the number in the phone book and dial it? I'm not certain. Either way, I feel like that's a pretty good imagination. And if my little guy has those capabilities when he's five, I'll be in trouble. I'm sure he'll be calling tractor dealers to see if he can take one for a test drive!
Hope you have a lovely weekend. And thanks for reading.