I was part of a movement of "dinosaur moms" when I lived in Maryland (Astrodon Johnstoni is the Maryland state dinosaur.) Which is nothing more than this -- dinosaur moms delight in the half-feral nature of the beasties they parent, even as they whisper Shakespeare and Kierkegaard in their ears at night.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Hard out here fo' a shrimp

So my girl is in this choir, and being a shortie mc'short-short, she never has to guess where she'll be placed. So we were talking about how she'd better bring it because she'll be front and center all her life. Spouse walks by, mumbling, "Hard out here fo' a shrimp..."

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