Friday, March 28, 2008

Mrs. Cheney's students write

On The Diary of Anne Frank -- "Anne's nickname for her father was Pimp."

In case 8th grade was too long ago for you to remember, it was really "Pim."

I'm sure I'll have more fun stuff to add after I crawl out from under this pile of poems and quizzes.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Oh ho the Wells Fargo Wagon is a COMING

Emma was in her school production of Music Man. It was cute. She was one of 120 kids on stage. Apparently the musical thing is pretty popular at her school . . .

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Overheard at the movies

When: yesterday afternoon
Where: at a very old-school movie theatre during the previews before Alvin and the Chipmunks
Who: A mom with her two young sons

cute little tow-headed 5 (or so) year-old boy: I'm Alvin, Cameron is Simon, and Mom is Theodore

mom: Theodore?

cute little tow-headed 5 (or so) year-old boy: Well Theodore is the fat one.

mom: I know Theodore's the fat one.

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Jane says

"Mom, can we read 'The Tale of Vagina Puddle-Duck'?"

"I think it's called 'The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck,' honey."

"Oh. Yeah, I thought Vagina was a kinda funny name for a duck."