With four daughters and one son always dashing to school activities and part-time jobs, James’ schedule was hectic.
To add to this, he kept running out of household supplies.
James instructed his family to let him know when they used the last of any item by writing it down on a note pad on the refrigerator.
As a reminder, he wrote at the top: “IF WE ARE OUT OF IT, WRITE IT DOWN.”
When James checked the pad a few days later, he found the following message:
“MOM, YOU MAY BE A BIT OLD-FASHIONED, BUT YOU ARE NOT ‘OUT OF IT.”‘