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Open Necessity, Insert Foot

September 5, 2018

So after two solid days of necessary work, my foot is telling me today is a good day to let it heal some more.

I think I’ll listen to it.


That’s Pretty Good Advice

February 22, 2018

Today’s Tip From My Son:

If you have a dog in your house, never step on anything brown without turning on the light first so you can see what it is.

I Learned Something About Overthinking Questions That Day

December 12, 2017

On a lighter note, on a field trip a while back my son’s teacher pointed to an unlabeled display and asked him what it was.

He looked at her like she was being completely unreasonable and said, “I don’t know!” with such vehemence that I realized what he thought she was asking.

“She’s not asking you the species, son,” I chuckled.  “She’s asking you what do you call those kind of bones.”

“Oh!” he exclaimed.  “Fossils!”

What Went Right (Part Four)

November 16, 2017

Staff member:  Happy Birthday!

L:  Thank you!

(This happened too many times to detail individually.)


(And finally, the incident that was the most amusing.)

Me:  Okay, I’m heading back to the room.

L’s Mother:  Sounds good.  L. and I are going to stay a little longer.  (aside to me)  But only so long as he’s still having fun and not griping, so we probably won’t be that long.

– eight or so hours later –

L’s Mother:  What just happened?