Category Archives: The Boy

Overheard: Reincarnation

i wonder what would happen if, after this life, i was popcorn in my next life … You’d get eaten! yeah, okay, maybe i should pick something different.  i think i’d be a kid because being a kid is the … Continue reading

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Overheard: Rock the Vote

Boy just declared that he is running for president when he grows up so that he can make school 100% voluntary.  His campaign slogan? if you don’t vote for me, you’ll become my slave. That’s catchy, right there. I can’t … Continue reading

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Just another Tuesday

*Preface for background:  Our 10-year-old son with Asperger’s attends Catholic school; we are not Catholic. _________________________________________________________ Homework today included the mysteries of the Rosary.  Which meant Bible reading and interpretation for The Boy and me – a never-boring task, and … Continue reading

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Overheard: The ‘Logic is a Pain in My @$$’ version

Boy is home sick from school today. By his coughing and constant temperature taking and drama, you’d think that he was on death’s door, clutching his chest, and shouting to Elizabeth that he’s coming home to her … ya know, … Continue reading

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Overheard: Say what?

While playing his new PSP game and randomly paying attention to his shows on tv: what’s chiz – a German sausage? Umm, no, it’s a made up word. … what? It’s a made up word. tomato port? It’s a made … Continue reading

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Welcome to the other side

Boy has been staying up late at night and sleeping late in the morning.  Now, this might seem perfectly normal for a boy his age (nearly 11), but this is the first time in his life that he has not … Continue reading

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Garcon!

good day.  make i take your order?  what would you like for a snack? [ turns to see Boy in his double-breasted black suit, white undershirt, black tie, and tennis shoes, carrying a writing pad and a pen and studying … Continue reading

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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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