I have been doing this with my daughter for 21 years. She would be late for her own funeral. I always, ALWAYS tell her we need to be somewhere 30 minutes before we actually need to be there. I told her the truth of what I had been doing on her 18th birthday. Her response was, “can you keep doing that?”

Newspaper reporter in Eastern Iowa. The views expressed are mine alone.

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