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why is it that in most [but certainly not all] cases, it seems as though there is an unspoken onus on ME to visit everyone ELSE? i realize i don't live in a glamorous city, or divine apartment. but i like to think i'm hospitable. it's fun to have visitors. i've got beds and couches galore. apparently, i myself am not enough of a draw for a sporadic visit or two.

or, perhaps, this is just the life of a stable twentysomething single. the ability to just pick up and go is a nice thing to have. then again, so are guests.

excuse my momentary insecurities. i think it's going to be one of those weeks.
Posted on Saturday, June 18, 2005 at 04:38PM by Registered Commentermdog | Comments7 Comments

Reader Comments (7)

...it's only because I don't know where you live.
Jun 18, 2005 at 10:52PM | Unregistered CommenterDanielle
i was thinking the same thing today!
Jun 19, 2005 at 12:10AM | Unregistered Commenterlana
how about one large and two small guests in two weeks?

((seriously, I think it's because you are SO GOOD at roadtripping and you enjoy driving. but you're right, it's inappropriately disproportionate))
Jun 19, 2005 at 03:22PM | Unregistered Commenterrachel
I have a friend who is single and 45. She visits her family all the time. Her brothers and sisters visit each other. Her mom and dad visit them. She is a pastor and not once has her family come to visit her. I think that is sinkening. They say, "Well, you don't have a family so you can come to us!" That is !#$!#@$ and I told her she needs to tell them that.

I would come to viist you but you live so far away I would probably get lost.... :OP
Jun 19, 2005 at 03:24PM | Unregistered Commenterpaul
rachel - ooooo, keep me updated. i still have a certain drawing of me as Gigantic Princess on my refrigerator.

[[and yes, i think that's part of it. ah, the blessings and curses of being known as The Designated Roadtripper. sigh.]]

paul - that is definitely !#$!#@$. [btw, did you really say she needs to tell them it's !#$!#@$? actually i'm just curious about your vernacular allowances. how about *&%^#? or ^%$*(@? or even... the dreaded..... %$@!?]

and for the record: i'm assuming you still really would get lost if you tried to drive here, am i right?
Jun 19, 2005 at 04:14PM | Registered Commentermdog
friendships, especially far-distant comrades, are a two-way street. it's kindof like your 'love you' post, but i think that the reciprocity in this instance should be much more on a 1-1 ratio.
Jun 19, 2005 at 04:16PM | Unregistered Commentermar
maria as Giant Princess.

Jun 20, 2005 at 09:45AM | Unregistered Commenterrachel

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