*Cross Posted from http://nopithyphrase.blogspot.com
So I'm six feet tall. This has relevance, promise. By the time I was in fourth grade I was taller than everyone else AND I was getting boobs, because nature decided I needed multiple targets for the bullies in school. Since I was about eight I've been a pretty consistent failure at being a feminine female....more
"Mama, at school when we sing Happy Birthday to the teachers, we don't say their age," inquired my 9 year old daughter.
"Oh really? What do you mean?" knowing full well exactly what she was getting to.
"We skip the 'how old are you part of the song. Why?" she said.