Tuesday, September 20, 2011
If It's From the Fightin' Irish, It Can't Be Junk Mail
"They're just asking for money. You can throw it out," I told him.
He misunderstood. "They're sending you MONEY?"
"No, they're asking me for money. You can go ahead and open it if you want."
"Why don't you send them some?" he asked while tearing into the envelope.
"Because right now I send money to your school, Middle Sister's high school and Big Brother's college. I don't have extra to give to Notre Dame right now."
Inside, he found a letter and a reply envelope. He peeked in. It was empty.
"Awww--a trick envelope! I hate those!"