Friday, May 9, 2008

Things I've learned from the women in my life

1. Most women are tougher than most men
2. There is no cure for a broken heart, but a good cry, a good hug and good chocolate are a nice bandaid
3. Flour, sugar, and butter... the three major food groups
4. Smile at your enemy. It throws her off.
5. Experiment
6. Take care of the earth... plant a tree, or a flower
7. Take care of animals... they are frequently better companions than most people
8. Take care of each other
9. You can do anything you put your mind to
10. It is possible to be smart and beautiful
11. You can have it all... just not for very long
12. We don't glow, we sweat!
13. Sports aren't just for boys!
14. No one can pull you out of the abyss but you
15. Learn to say please and thank you in the language of the countries you visit
16. Learn how to read a map
17. There is a difference between smart and paranoid
18. Don't live your life in fear
19. Quality clothes are worth the extra expense
20. Quality ingredients make the best dinner
21. If you have to choose between fashion and comfort, choose comfort
22. Sisters make the best friends
23. Women hold grudges
24. Don't drink alcohol on an airplane
25. Treat yourself to a bubble bath once in a while
26. The laundry can wait
27. Always use sunscreen
28. And moisturizer - not just on your face
29. The most important tool in the kitchen is a good knife
30. Crying is not a sign of weakness

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