Don’t you think, as we get older, we really should retain more of the lessons that we learned earlier in life?
I should know better than to eat about a half pound of chocolate macaroons but I still did it. The sugar let down is brutal and so is the uneasy stomach but did I learn? NO!
chocolate macaroon (Photo credit: chez loulou)
Criminals (sorry suspects-we must be politically correct you know) should know that they can’t outrun a Police Service Dog. Chances are they tried to outrun a dog in their youth and who won? Not them, unless it was a chihuahua! Did they learn? NO!
Kent Police dog (Photo credit: kenjonbro)
Mom told you not to pick your nose in public but take a look at the people in the cars next to you at a stop light. Bet you find someone doing it. Did they learn? NO!
very determined nose picking (Photo credit: quinnums)
Mom told me to come in out of the rain but did I learn? NO! In fact I paid hundreds of dollars for the privilege in Venice a few years ago.
Raindrops keep falling on my head…
You learned the hard way that too much alcohol, too little sleep, and flying is a really bad combination. But did you learn? NO!
Hangover on Board Badge (Photo credit: Annie Mole)
You learned that too much coffee just before bed not only keeps you awake but causes you to make two extra trips to the bathroom. But did you learn? NO!
Coffee cup (Photo credit: @Doug88888)
You were taught not to say bad things about other people especially if it may get back to them. But did you learn? NO!
Embarrassed Father – Vintage family Photo (Photo credit: Tobyotter)
You learned that you can’t negotiate with a terrorist (aka your two year old) but here you are with another one on the way. Did you learn? NO! P.S. this may also apply to a hormone raged or snarky 15 year old in your midst.
Mid-Tantrum (Photo credit: LizaWasHere)
So tell me, what things have you still not learned?