Saturday, June 21, 2008


Repeated Stress Injury - time for The Glove. The other non-option is to stop spending my days pissing time away at the computer. Not. Going. To. Happen.

So, I'm all gloved up and fumbling around, trying to get used to the damn thing (at this point it's just one, my touch pad hand), but I just had to tell you all that Woohoo called last night, and our conversation went a little like this:

ME: "Hello?"

HER: "MOM! My report card came! I am going to read each class and tell you what I got each trimester before, and then what I got this time, OK?"

ME: "OK!"

HER: "Blah, blah A! Blah, blah A!" Blah, blah, A!"

The girl got SIX A's!!!! Count 'em!

ME: "I am SO proud of you, and so happy! And that isn't luck that got you those good grades, that's EFFORT!"

HER: "And Mom? You know how I'm OCD? Well, at least I admit it, right? So I'm keeping track of how many hours I sleep every night. I have a list of best websites to shop for new school clothes, another list of where I personally want you to take me when you get home, a list for...."

ME: "Yes, we'll take care of all that when I get home. I promise you'll be properly attired by September 2nd."

HER: "But back to my report card, that's really good, right? You might want to blog about it."

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree...


Kathryn said...

Way to go Woohoo!! I'm proud from down here in Florida.

Sue said...

Maybe it's time for speech-recognition software ... ?

Go Woohoo!!!!!

Grace said...

Okay, like mother like daughter. The excitement in her voice came over loud and clear. She should be over the moon as you would say. The great thing about this is what a way to go out. This will be her last memory of this school. 6 A's, under heard of at my household, unless you are one of the kids who decided to count how many A's were in the teacher's comment which went something like this, "At this point in time, A is a more capable student and is certainly not applying him/her self to the tasks that have been assigned this trimester. I have faith that A will put forth a greater effort next term." They all got bonus A's because their names all begin with A.
I love the way she told you so you could see and hear her growth. This is just the beginning on many more A's to come her way.
Take an A mom! She's a great kid.

Jenny said...

Certainly worth blogging about. Go Woohoo.

Eileen said...

I am so happy for Woohoo! How proud she must feel, what an accomplishment. For the record, my soon to be 14 year old says it is never too early to start back to school shopping, for clothes. School does not END for her for another 4 days. Kindred fashion spirits.

Relish your time away. It will go by so fast. I spend this am looking on the internet for individual retreats. Huge for me, but I have you to thank.


Anonymous said...

Awesome, awesome news!!! Congratulations to your daughter! xoxoxo

Jerri said...


La La said...

Way to Go, WooHoo! You ROCK!

Take an A for yourself, too, MOM!

BTW, I'm dying to talk to you! Can I call you???

holly said...

Good, no GREAT, for her. Nothin' more blog worthy than that!

Michelle O'Neil said...

Woo-hoo for WooHoo!

Give her another "A!"

Drama Mama said...

Alright Woohoo! I love the A's, but I love her self-esteem even more!

Amber said...

"You might want to blog about it". HAHAHA! That is classic.

good for her!