Dirk Lotriet
2 minute read
4 Oct 2019
6:15 am

Life’s golden lessons come from dogs and toddlers

Dirk Lotriet

And that, dear reader, is my advice to you for this weekend. Behave as if Santa is watching.

If you want to learn life’s golden lessons, don’t rely on politicians. The universe has given them to us to laugh at, not to learn from. And whatever you do, don’t think that schools are there to teach us anything. The three-year-old Egg’s school is charging a “placement fee” for the privilege to attend next year. I simply want her to continue as she did this year. And last year, she was placed in that school. By me, which logically makes me the one who should receive a placement fee. “What’s this fee?” I asked the woman in the front...