Monday, February 21, 2011

The Contract...otherwise known as .... A Day in the life in the Johnson house!

This morning I woke up to Cassidy yelling on the trampoline......"BUT YOU SIGNED A CONTRACT!!!"
This should be an odd sentence to hear from any 12-year-old girl, but I am a bit used to it by now. Cassidy came up with the idea of "Kidtown" a few years ago, and pretty soon she was the Mayor, the President, the lead singer, etc.
 "Kidtown" is basically a Communist society that the older kids came up with to control the younger kids. Amazing that they came up with the idea actually and it really makes me feel bad for those born later in life. Luck of the draw I suppose, and next time I think Will and Sarah will run to the front of the line in Heaven so they can be in control of "Kidtown".
  But for now, they will serve as Back up Singers and Vice Presidents and Janitors in Kidtown. And they sign contracts, like the one that was drawn up yesterday by Cassidy for Sarah and Will regarding the Band in Kidtown.

   (I have typed the contract below so you can understand what it says minus the spelling errors. And just so you know, CJ is what she goes by at school in case you get confused.)
I, Sarah and Will Johnson, will not quit on CJ. I will keep dancing even if I don't want to. I will be loyal and trustworthy and dance the way CJ wants me to. I will try hard to listen and obey. If CJ says "get in the back" I will get in the back. If by chance I disobey I can and will be punished. If I disobey too much, I can band will be kicked out. If I so much as quit, I can't unless CJ tells me I can. If I won't do something, then I will go straight to CJ. I am allowed 3 breaks during a rehearsal and 4 bathroom breaks and 3 water breaks. I will get paid 25 cents a rehersal and 30 cents a concert. Breaking this contract has no payment, instead I pay CJ 25 cents.

Morgan, who went to college for many years to earn an MBA and works with contracts daily comments that this contract is better than most he has seen. So maybe Cassidy and Lund have a good shot at running their own companies someday. Tomorrow, I think I will enforce "Opposite Day" and have the younger kids rule "Kidstown" for one day. It seems only fair.


runningfan said...

This is totally hysterical!

Grama Karen and Papa Lund said...

Sounds like some of the home Owner Association rules I have been reading this morning.

Erin said...

That is ridiculously funny. I love the pay schedule. Awesome! Watch out, guys... you have a definite smarty on your hands.

Bonnie Hynes said...

I love that she is so professional about it! Impressive Cass! Love you guys!

Wilson Winners said...

Awesome, If only I had thought of that when I was her age. You have a smart young woman on your hands!


Farr Family said...

Oh that is too funny! Your kids are great! We love you lots!

All 7 of Us said...

I love the pictures of your kids Christa they are so cute...I sent a message to your email. Hopefully you get it.