“I can get a job when I turn 14,” my child announced one evening. “That’s just a few months away.” “Why are you wanting to get a job?” I asked. “Because,” he began, looking me squarely in the eye. “There are a lot of things I want that cost a lot of money and I don’t want to ask you to buy them for me.” I have to admit, a lot of emotions hit me with this statement, the first being that my child was getting old enough to enter the workforce. The second was that I admired my child for wanting to work for the things he wanted. He recognizes what he wants is kind of pricey and he doesn’t expect me to pay for it.
City planning commission again hears request from developer hoping to put 102 homes on Perimeter Road