….kind of. So, as you may recall, my mother thinks all wine should be refrigerated and have ice in it and yes, it’s pretty embarrassing to deal with sometimes. Bad.
|It's a crime, mom. Especially for us italians.|
She’s also been kind of old fashioned with cell phones, convinced that she doesn’t need texting. A common conversation was like this:
Me: You should just get on the texting plan Sister and I have.
Mom: I don’t NEED to do that.
Me: I know, but it’s good to be able to.
Mom: Why? I can just call someone.
Me: No it’s not the same. Texting is better in certain circumstances. Like if you want to know if Sister is coming home from dinner and don’t want to call her up and bother her at work? You can just text her.
Mom: …she usually calls me on the way home.
Me: NOT THE POINT. It makes your life easier in some ways.
Mom: I don’t need to text someone to ask them a question. I can just call them and ask.
Mom: It’s unnecessary.
Me: I’d probably talk to you more if we texted.
Mom: Hmm... I’ll look into it.
A few months later, and bam! My mom gets a texting plan!
|She's better than my dad. He doesn't even have a cell phone.|
Anyhoo, so I’ve been texting with my mom for the past week or so. Conversations include
Me: You learn how to text yet?
Mom: my first text
Me: Wow! Good job.
Me: How’s work
Mom: busy but okay love u bye [I need to tell her that you don’t usually have to “hang up” on texting convos]
Me: Have you learned how to text anyone else yet?
Mom: No but I will
Me: It’s not that hard right
Mom: I am very slow
Mom: HI I JUST FIGURED OUT HOW TO SEND THE TEXT FIRST!
Mom: I’m at *event *
Me: Oh cool
Mom: Now I get why texting is good its so loud in here [YAY! I WINNNN!]
Me: Wanna come down for a big rummage sale? I might find stuff for my new apt.
Mom: okay. Is the sAle on saT orsunday? [She has nails. This may be a slight problem.]
After she called me and I didn’t answer
Me: I’m out whats up
Mom: TALK TO U TOMORROW HAVE A GOOD NIGHT LOVE YOU [Dunno if she doesn’t realize she’s yelling, or she accidentally turned her caps lock on and doesn’t know how to fix it.]
What about you guys? Do your families text? Do you wish they didn’t? Am I going to regret this?