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Overheard

i told dad that i wanted to go to the gym with him, but he said i can’t yet because 15 is the minimum age. so in 5 years, if he’s not dead, i’m going to go work out with dad … Continue reading

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Overheard: The Getting Older is gonna Kill Me version

i have to go home and lay out in the sun Excuse me? i need to get a tan You do? yep, so that i can look all sexy and luxurious (Takes a moment to offer thanks that she was … Continue reading

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Overheard: The Getting Older Edition

(Boy enters car after school, quick questions regarding day, and our scene’s dialogue takes place upon pulling out of the school parking lot) tommy is going to try to get me a picture of his sister tonight He’s what?  (not … Continue reading

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A window into Asperger syndrome

Nadia Bloom, the lovely 11-year-old girl who spent several days lost in a swamp, was blessedly found safe and barely the worse for wear – an amazingly lucky girl.  An aside that has been mentioned is that Nadia also has … Continue reading

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Overheard

The Boy has decided that work is not “fun.”  Therefore, every time I tell him that I’m heading into my office to get some work done, he says: okay, have boring! I think we’re raising a Marx brother.

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Observations

When your 8 x 10 American flag bumper sticker/magnet has become a square of baby blue with big old field of white around it, you’ve blown right past declaring your patriotism and skidded smack into declaring your ignorance. Roofing crews should officially … Continue reading

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Over…read

Stumbled upon in Boy’s English notebook: Writing application I interviewed The Iron Maiden singer named Bruce… … but I forgot his last name though.  I asked him why he wanted to be in a band.  (This whole thing is made … Continue reading

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Overheard

i saw molly wesler at lunch today. Oh yeah?  I remember her from the yearbook. yeah, she’s really pretty. Yes, I thought so too. i like her hair. Yep, it was very nice. yeah, it was all fluffy and tall, … Continue reading

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Overheard

The Boy has a short haircut, but it is growing out to the point of starting to stick out in places.  Since he HATES getting his hair cut, he tries to put it off forever.  I’ve told him that a … Continue reading

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Overheard

Today’s version brought to you by the, “I’m a Better Student than You are” Foundation. ————————————————————————————————– How was school today? rotten. Aaaand what was so rotten about it? i’ve been there 4 days now, and those kids have yet to … Continue reading

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