Did you know that the word "Ghetto" originated from the 1600's
when Jews were forced to move and live on an island near Venice, Italy named Ghetto?
I try to stay current with the hip slang my 13-year-old son uses,
so not only can I communicate with him,
but also I can attempt to be a somewhat cool mom.
Or a dorky mom trying to be cool...
You get the idea.
Anyway, my new-to-me car that I bought two years ago...is now ghetto.
It didn't start out that way.
But somehow, in the last two years that I've had it,
it's gotten a little banged up and the paint job doesn't look so good.
OK, I'll come clean,
one bad decision to make a left turn across three lanes of on-coming traffic
and another car hit me.
I said it.
I'm ashamed, yes.
The peeling hood...
I'm not sure why that's happening, but someone told me it was from hail damage.
Because the peeling started in perfect circles.
Now it's graduated into full-blown acne.
The car runs great, holds 8 seatbelted passengers and it wonderful...
but yes, it looks a little ghetto these days.
It could be much worse.
What about you?
You have anything ghetto in your posession?
Do you try to be cool for your kids?