Thursday, September 22, 2005

Olivia is leading a hunger strike tomorrow at her school. This year b/c of Bush’s No Child Left Behind Crap…I mean act;), the school has taken away most of recess and is packing all the kids together in the lunch area instead of letting them eat in their rooms. So O is leading a peaceful protest. Tonight she wanted to know what happens if:

they call you at work….then I answer the phone
what if I get in trouble….then we will deal with it together
what if I get suspended ….then I'll leave work and come pick you up

I love that I have raised this kind of kid. I love that she thinks this way. Bella is growing worms on the porch. She says if it snows, they will have home. I told her they NEED stay on the porch but tonight I found one under the sink in my coffee cup. I love that I am raising this kind of kid too but it's much messier.

6 comments:

Lyle Daggett said...

This is just awesome. The hunger strike, and the worms.

(Not being from the west coast, "awesome" isn't a word I use frequently.)

Artichoke Heart said...

What amazing children you obviously have! What Good Eggs!

Angela Martínez said...

These are the kind of children that I hope mine will grow up to be.

Pris said...

What a wonderful story! Yes, you did raise great kids.

32poems said...

Wow, your children sound amazing.

gingerivers said...

For my son, Zeb, it was a puppy rescued from the pound, a small package of love returned.

But worms are ok too.