Fatherhood by Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby wrote this in his book, Fatherhood:

Now that my father is a grandfather, he just can’t wait to give money to my kids. But when I was his kid and I asked him for fifty cents, he would tell me the story of his life. How he got up at 5 A.M. when he was seven years old and walked twenty-three miles to milk ninety cows. And the farmer for whom he worked had no bucket, so he had to squirt the milk into his little hand and then walk eight miles to the nearest can. All for 5 cents a month. The result was that I never got my 50 cents.

But now he tells my children every time he comes into the house: “Well, lets see how much money old Granddad has got for his wonderful kids.” And the minute they take money out of his hands I call them over to me and I snatch it away from them. Because that is MY money.

That is funny.

-robin

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About pastorrobin

Hello. I pastor PromiseLand Church in San Marcos, TX. I am married to Erica, and we have 3 kids: Kennady, Jude, and Avery. All little ones! Visit our church site at www.psmchurch.com

Posted on June 12, 2008, in Daily Word, General, My Family, Random Mumbling. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. I love Bill Cosby.

  2. that is so funny.

  3. Uh-oh, this may hit close to home, why it’s so funny. I love Bill Cosby, for the humor he gives us, but especially for the sanity of his ideas. Why can’t he be running for president? I’d vote for him regardless of party or age.

  4. I agree with you Brother Rob, he would be my best pick.

    It’s funny, I see my In-Laws do that, they give our kids money all the time. It is funny to watch. Heck, I am not so sure that my son doesn’t have more money that I do now…… Maybe it is time to call the kids over to us… to snatch that money LOL, just kidding….. Love y’all!!

  5. In the “Bill Cosby Himself” DVD, He also says that grandparents are just old people trying to get into heaven.

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