Pick up lines
Preface: Walking home alone last night. *Creepy Man coming up to me* Me: Hello?! CreepyMan: Can I have your digits? *awkward pause* CreepyMan: …and I don’t mean your fingers. Me: Neither. You can’t have either. *runs away*
Teaching Chronicles: Ultimatums
(When kids are being difficult, pretending to give them a choice can help persuade them to do what you ask) Preface: Teaching swimming lessons to a 4 year old girl. Teacher: Okay, let’s blow bubbles! Child: No, I don’t want to get my face wet. Teacher: Alright, well you can blow bubbles or I can pour water over your hair *blows bubbles angrily* Teacher: Good Job! Let’s swim...
The Amazing Super Hero
Preface: Conversation with my Mom during the preview for The Amazing Spider Man Me: If I was a super hero what would my powers be? Mom: You could kick people in the head with your huge legs! Me: That’s my power?! Mom: And use your screechy voice to break windows so people would fall out! Me: I said Super Hero not Villain. Mom: I’m just trying to be realistic.