Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Rules to Live By

This came to me via e-mail this morning and in the spirit of a new year I thought I would share.... :)

Rules to Live By

Because sometimes we need to remember WHAT the Rules of life really are.

1. Never give yourself a haircut after three alcoholic beverages
of any kind.

2. You need only two tools: WD-40 and duct tape.
If it doesn't move and it should, use WD-40.
If it moves and shouldn't, use the tape.

3. The five most essential words for a healthy, vital
relationship are "I apologize" and "You are right".

4. Everyone seems normal until you get to know them.

5. When you make a mistake, make amends immediately.
It's easier to eat crow while it's still warm.

6. The best really good advice that your mother ever gave you
was: "Go! You might meet somebody!"

7. If he/she says that you are too good for him/her –
believe them.

8. Learn to pick your battles. Ask yourself,
“Will this matter one year from now?”
How about one month?
One week?
One day?

9. Never pass up an opportunity to pee.

10. If you woke up breathing, congratulations!
You have another chance!

11. Living well really is the best revenge.
Being miserable because of a bad or former relationship just
might mean that the other person was right about you.

12. Work is good, but it's not that important.

13. And finally, be really nice to your friends and family.
You never know when you are going to need them to empty your

(Although this was submitted as a joke, it contains much truth)


sjobs said...


I loved you rules to live by.

I was just checking out some of your other entries and your daughter is just beautiful......


Jada's Gigi said...

Thanks Mary! I am very proud of her!

Anonymous said...

that was funny but it made a lot of sense.

Doug E. said...

My Favorite is the wd-40 and the duct tape.


Kimber said...

What a fun list of rules - now those are rules I could probably abide by :)