I am sure it is a nice state and I understand that the folks there are really friendly.
I have never visited but from what I can see it is a pretty nice place to live/vacation/dodge tornadoes.
The problem I am having with Oklahoma at this juncture in my life is the fact that it is 1,372 miles from our home.
I have a hard enough time with 120 miles [
Seems "Biology Major Extraordinaire" [aka Squirrel] has applied for a paid internship in OKLAHOMA!
What? They don't DO Biology in Virginia, Maryland or DC? You know, sweetie, those places close to home where I can see you for longer than 3 hours a few times a semester?
I know, I know...it's what she wants and she is all excited and I should want my child's happiness. I do. I do want her to be happy - and yes, I know - I need to let go.
I am trying.
But is is THIRTEEN HUNDRED freaking MILES from home. With tornadoes. And strangers. And cows. Right? I am sure there are truckloads of cows in Oklahoma.
What to do, what to do?
Donations of frequent flyer miles would be greatly appreciated.*
[*I would sooner ride a cow then get on a plane.]