Saturday, September 13, 2008

Motherhood: sound bites

Junior High School, Day 1.
After-school conversation, in the car on the way to buy school supplies.

D: "Junior High is great! I'm so glad to be finished with elementary school! I feel so big now!"

Mom: "I'm so happy for you, honey!"

D: "Yeah! I can't believe it...I never thought I'd get to this age!"

Mom: "What?"

D: "Well, yeah, with all the risks out there in the world..."

Mom: "What?!"

D: "Yeah, like that time you pulled me out of the path of a moving car...or that time I almost drowned...I'm lucky to be alive!"

Mom: "Oh, dear..."

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