girly pursuits.

My niece Grace likes many things, but two things in particular are 1) Wearing pink glittery shoes and 2) Iron Man. I don’t see that the two have to be mutually exclusive, but this was apparently news to card manufacturers this year.  In selecting a card to accompany the gift for her second birthday, I … Continue reading

three conversations with boys.

Me: Hey!  Awesome Robot shirt!  I like it! Boy1: Thanks, Ms Katie, but you know, this isn’t my good robot shirt. — Me: Is that the magic schoolbus? Boy2: No.  It’s the SUPER schoolbus. Me: What does it do? Boy2: It goes after evil schoolbusses. Me: There are evil schoolbusses?  That’s news to me. What … Continue reading