Daily English 539 - Spending Time with Family
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Claus: Go home. You need to spend more time with your loved ones before they report you missing.
Marcia: This is the busy season. Do you think I have time to stop to smell the roses when I have work coming out of my ears?
Claus: It’s true we’re busy, but you get too wrapped up in your work. How old are your daughters?
Marcia: They’re six and nine.
Claus: Right. Before you know it, they’ll be grown and you’ll have missed out on their childhood. Take it from someone who knows. Don’t take your family for granted.
Marcia: I know you’re right. I need to spend more quality time with them – just as soon as the busy season is over.
Claus: Time slips by while you’re not paying attention. Look at me. I worked my butt off to get where I am now, but at what cost? My wife and I are practically strangers and I barely know my children. You don’t want to end up like me.
Marcia: So I should see you as a cautionary tale?
Claus: Yup. Consider this a public service announcement.
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