Andrea has started second grade, which involves a quite stunning amount of homework, especially reading and writing.
Thursday night we’re at the kitchen table working with her to wrap up the week’s work, and of course she’s getting tired and antsy to do something else.
“Let’s finish this. You only have one more sentence to write.”
“You write it.”
“No, I can’t write your sentences for you. It’s your homework.”
“Well, write slowly so the teacher thinks it was me.”
To the best of my knowledge she’s never heard the old, “I know you don’t read fast, so I’m writing this slowly” gag…
Back once again with the sci-fi and general calamity. Includes The End is Always Near, Eat the Apple, A Memory Called Empire, Gideon the Ninth, Infinite Detail, Permafrost, Fallen, and The October Man.
Is there reason to upgrade from a 3 to a 5?
After all these years, Nic still can’t understand the American attitude to healthcare.
A sci-fi and fantasy heavy installment that includes The Valedictorian of Being Dead, The Mastermind, Broadsword Calling Danny Boy, Tiamat’s Wrath, The Raven Tower, The Liberation, The Light Brigade and Cryptonomicon.