Sunday, June 5, 2016

1-hr photo

In the car passing Walgreens today, Jack asks

"Who would want just a one-hour photo?"


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Monday, March 28, 2016

First Grade Spelling Woes

Margaret this evening:

"I need to spell Minnessippi! M-i-s-s-i-s-s-i-p-p-i."

lol

Monday, February 15, 2016

take away 10

"How cold is it?" asked Margaret.

"Minus ten", I replied.

Later I heard her answer the same question.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Absurd

"Teenagers can be absurd." - Jack

Monday, May 18, 2015

2nd lost tooth

Margaret lost her first tooth a little while ago.  She and Jack were [typically] not getting along after dinner, and Jack was heading towards the kitchen to tattle on her (usually, it's her tattling on him).  She held on to him as he passed, and subsequently fell out of her chair.  The tooth came out with the fall. So,

The other night at dinner, she was making noises about the difficulty of eating pizza with her second loose tooth.  I asked her if she wanted to pull the tooth out and then finish dinner.  She whined and then asked; "But do I have to bonk my head on the floor again to make it come out?"

Sometimes, she is sensitive, sometimes she is resilient.  This turned out to be one of the sensitive times as all those present at the table chuckled at her reasoning.

The tooth did come out when daddy was brushing her teeth at night.  It was momentous, so she had to tell everyone, then take the tooth to school.

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