Thursday, April 22, 2010

Comfort fail

My well-meaning 10-year-old has a friend whose mother is having surgery. She was attempting to be a good friend and comfort this other little girl, to empathize with her obvious concern for her mother. So she sincerely and sweetly looked at her and said, "That must be really tough, your mom could die." Her friend burst into tears. My daughter made a nice card tonight. Her friend's mother probably thinks my child is the meanest girl at school.

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Thursday, April 01, 2010

Mini key

As if Twitter by text and RSS feeds weren't exciting enough, I thought I might really test my mad skillz by blogging on the Blackberry. 'Cause nothing says "hip and edgy" like pontificating with the phone carried by thousands of middle-aged white guys.

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