Thursday, September 3, 2009

kids and mothers

To the girls:
Time: 3:45pm
"Girls before your piano teacher comes over, you have to take everything from the playroom stairs up to your room."
*Time to eat snack * watch TV * Talk to each other *Waste time *
Time:4:00pm
"She is going to be here in 30 minutes. You have to change and clean up - your room is a mess too."
*Time to play with American girls * Read library books * Put on makeup(?) * WASTE TIME! *
Time: 4:20pm
"Girls, where ARE you?" (Keely, is, you know, putting her hair up. Abby is, well, petting her animals.) Important stuff to them. Not so much to me.
Neither has gotten changed. Neither has picked up ONE item from the playroom.
And I'm the bad guy for yelling.
HELLO!! Earth to Abby and Keely! Am I talking to myself?

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Tracey's bookshelf: read

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl Who Played with Fire
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
My Sister's Keeper
Nineteen Minutes
The Pact
The Tenth Circle
Change of Heart
Keeping Faith
Handle with Care
House Rules
More Than It Hurts You
Amy and Isabelle
A Prayer for Owen Meany
A Widow for One Year
The 158-Pound Marriage
To the Lighthouse
Between the Acts
A Room of One's Own, and Three Guineas
The Help


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