Out of the mouths of babes
April 02. 2013 9:38AM
For all of those recently engaged, newly matched and longtime couples out there, I came across some words of advice from some youngsters who seem to be wise beyond their years. I hope you enjoy the responses to some simple relationship questions as much as I did.
Q: How do you decide whom to marry?
A: You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep the chips and dip coming. Alan, age 10
A: No person really decides before they grow up whom theyíre going to marry. God decides it all way before, and you get to find out later who you're stuck with. Kristen, age 10
Q: What is the right age to get married?
A: Twenty-three is the best age because you know the person FOREVER by then. Camille, age 10
Q: How can a stranger tell if two people are married?
A: You might have to guess based on whether they seem to be yelling at the same kids. Derrick, age 8
Q: What do you think your mom and dad have in common?
A: Both don't want any more kids. -- Lori, age 8
Q: What do most people do on a date?
A: Dates are for having fun, and people should use them to get to know each other. Even boys have something to say if you listen long enough. Lynnette, age 8
A: On the first date, they just tell each other lies and that usually gets them interested enough to go for a second date. Martin, age 10
Q: When is it OK to kiss someone?
A: When they're rich. Pam, age 7
A: The law says you have to be 18, so I wouldn't want to mess with that. Curt, age 7
A: The rule goes like this: If you kiss someone, then you should marry them and have kids with them. Itís the right thing to do. Howard, age 8
Q: Is it better to be single or married?
A: Itís better for girls to be single but not for boys. Boys need someone to clean up after them. Anita, age 9
Q: How would the world be different if people didnít get married?
A: There sure would be a lot of kids to explain, wouldn't there? Kelvin, age 8
Q: How would you make marriage work?
A: Tell your wife that she looks pretty, even if she looks like a dump truck. Ricky, age 10
Keep smiling and have a great week!
Community organization needs
This weekís needs at the Brandon Area Food Pantry are boxed potatoes, pasta and rice mixes, bagged (dried) beans, Homestyle Bakes, hot cocoa mix and napkins. The BAFP continues to have an ample supply of canned vegetables. Before donating, please check the expiration date, as expired food items cannot be distributed. Monetary donations are always appreciated.
The BAFP is located at 406 Main Ave., and is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. To donate to the food pantry or for more information, call 582-7001.
The Brandon Lions Club also wants your aluminum cans. Proceeds from the sale of aluminum funds requests to the Club for vision and hearing impairment needs.
The Lions Club collection shed is located in the Sunshine Foods parking lot.