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Day 36: DANGER

My wife explained that I often miss the kids’ small moments. They seep through on occasion. I was upstairs looking for a book to read when I noticed a few signs. I had my wife snap a picture while I was at work yesterday.


Top right reads, “STOP: Vampire Cats and Mean Princesses.”

The lower one is a stenciled cat and the word DANGER. All in good fun, right? How cute. Shows ownership. Shows imagination.

Let’s focus in on one of those, though.


Let me point out the significance of this sign. Ruth has chemical label indicators memorized, specifically CAUTION, WARNING and DANGER. She knows – in a general sense – what each level means. She understands that DANGER is the one that will kill you.

Let that add some cute, wary intensity to your opinion of these signs.

Man alive, I love these babies. These are two very good reasons why I’m going to work in ten minutes. I will work to get out of debt, to teach these babies. It’s worth delivering tons of pizzas.



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