Sometimes assumptions don’t make you an ass

I really like listening.
A favorite from long ago was basking by the pool at my aunt’s in Florida listening to the retired ladies from New Jersey visit.  LOVE this!
At home, the kids keep me pretty intrigued.
Sometimes their assumptions have me wondering though…
There were a couple awhile back I just couldn’t figure a source from.  The first was about Texas.  We were talking about I don’t remember what and one of the boys says, “but do they even have roads in Texas???”
And a few weeks later we were turning a corner and one of the boys gestured at the stop sign and said, “that right there?  They do not even have those in California…no stop lights either.”
Maybe our world is a bit small.
I kind of like it that way…mostly.
I was driving home from a long work day and found myself watching license plates.  Then I started noticing my thinking…I like to think about my thinking, you know?  Examine filters and whatnot?  Well anyway, what I realized was that I made silly assumptions too!  Everytime I saw Florida plates I just kind of figured someone drove a long ways…but then I would see California plates and assume it must be a rental…when I realized this, I thought a bit more…???  Why these assumptions?
Not sure really.
Best I came up with was who the hell wouldn’t get in a car and drive away from gators and why the hell would someone drive all the way here from the West coast.
After that, roads and stop sign wonderings are not so far fetched I guess.
I really can’t know.

About attraversiamodarmaz

Midwestern girl who loves big city shopping (note - do not love high heels of any kind) * hate to say that first because I fancy myself a yoga chic too who is into feng shui and a minimalist life but it's just not all true!* I do forget to recycle* LOVE reading and music and most things crafty (the idea of them - very fickle and creative urges come and go faster than light or sound)* Grand chef and baker in my own mind and kitchen - love to mix and match recipes for a glorious new concoction* Gardening would be very successful - I have a flair but short attention span can cause casualties* True bliss is my home filled with three beautiful children (four on the weekends - an amazing Goddaughter)* did forget to feed the beautiful children lunch once when they were too small to remind me* can't find socks for all on some crazy mornings* I'm a learner who just can't help it...a writer in my head, and a college instructor for a half dozen classes a year* can't help my right brain optimism* been a foster mom* am a very grateful mom of adopted children* worst life moment: leaving the E.R. with an empty baby carrier* this is me...pretty much
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