Tuesday, June 15, 2010

back when I was a little kid


"Ms. Barbra! Ms. Barbra! Hey!"
"Goodness gravy is everything alright? What's the fuss?"
"Oh, yeah...okay, I'd talking to you wit my inside voice now, okay?"
"I appreciate that, Andrea. Now what would you like to tell me?"
"I can tie-d my show now, lookie here."
"That's wonderful, Andrea. You know, you showed me and everyone else that you could do it yesterday, remember?"
"Yeah, uh-huh. But that was back-ed then. When I was a little kid."

2 comments:

Dan Gurney said...

I've been known to talk about something that happened a few weeks ago by starting out with these words: "Do you remember, back in the olden days, when we...."

For young children, a month is a LONG, LONG time.

Barbra Stephens said...

Ha! True. I noticed once kids have mastered a skill they will refer to themselves a "back when I was a kid."
Doing things well= adult
Hmmmm. Maybe it's a compliment. Anyway, I try not to let them down.