The 7 year old: “Mom, did you know that boys go to college to get more knowledge, but girls go to Jupiter to get more stupider?”
me: “Where’d you hear that?”
The 7 year old: “VBS.” (Vacation Bible School)
me: “That’s great. Say, would you like to know how the real world works?”
The 7 year old: “No.”
me: “That’s okay, I’ll tell you anyway. It’s ‘Girls go to college to get more knowledge. Boys go to college to join a fraternity and get drunk and stupid.’ ”
And that, my friends, is what she sing-songed the rest of the night while she skipped around. No no, I’ve patted myself on my own back, you don’t need to do it again for me.
So hey, I bet you’re wondering why I have a photo of Jim Belushi up there with my kid. Completely unintentional on my part. It’s because WordPress can be hard. So hard. “Thank you sir, may I have another?”