My sister-in-law Jennifer has been pressuring me and pressuring me to get my own blog up here. Well now I have to say that I have caved. Yes I feel heart sick about caving to peer pressure. I'm sure though if you had heard the phone calls from my loving sister Jennifer you would give in as well. Here's a sample of what went on during that fatal call.
Amber: Hi How are you?
Jennifer: Good. How Are you?
Amber: Doing all right.
After a few minutes of small talk exchanging story's of what Alison did to make Porter cry this time and what Taryn did in the potty. She would sink in the pressure like so.
Jennifer: So when are you going to get a blog?
Amber: I'm not sure I'm ready for that kind of commitment to the Internet yet.
Jennifer: Come on you know you want to.
Amber: No thank you. I'll just stick to my million of pictures on yahoo and my spam emails.
Jennifer: Blogging is so much fun. And its so much easier then spam emails.
Amber: But I know how to send spam email and how to post my pictures to yahoo its so simple.
Jennifer: But with blogging you can do all that and its user friendly to the two of us that still use dial up.
Amber: You should just get dsl and then we could both be happy.
Jennifer: Come on Amber you know your dream in life is to be exactly like me.
Amber: Well that may be true, but not with this blog thing it just doesn't seem right to me.
Jennifer: Would you just join the blog already. So that you and I can go back to just bragging about our kids and cussing our dogs.
Amber: We'll see
Jennifer: I'm not getting off the phone till you say you will put a blog up.
Amber: All right! All right! I give in you win I'll join.
Jennifer: Woohoo welcome to the dark side.
Amber: Well I guess I better go so that I can get this blog up and running. Talk to you later
Jennifer: I'll just keep calling and bugging you if you don't get it done.
Amber: I'm going! I'm going! Bye.
All the things my parents toughed me about peer pressure and not giving into it went out the window with that phone call. I am weak! Mom and Dad please forgive me for the fall.
Some of this phone call was added for the reading pleasure of her readers and may not have ever happened. But hey they make a good story. And to quote Jim Johnson (my father-in-law) "Don't let the truth get in the way of a good story."
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