Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Don't Forget Space Shuttles

Quick reminder of two giveaways here and here.

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As I was walking through the school today, Mister Man's principal called out to me:

Michelle, I want to talk to you about Mister Man.

My heart sank. Apparently the look showed on my face, too.

Oh no, she said. It's not like that. This is a little story I wanted to share about what he said to me.

As the students were heading out the door to go see the Peter Pan play for their field trip, the principal was waving good-bye to them all.

Enjoy the play! she called to them. Say "hi" to Peter Pan for me. Have fun flying with him!

Mister Man turned to her through the crowd of students, a very serious expression on his face. He waved his finger at her, and his voice was exasperated.

Dr. L! That's impossible! Flying isn't real. The only way you can fly is with an airplane, a helicoptor, or a blimp!

She burst out laughing. I did, too, as she told me the story. This? This is his personality in a nutshell. It absolutely captures him perfectly. I love my Mister Man!

10 comments:

Alexis AKA MOM April 13, 2010 at 8:22 PM  

OMGosh he is so freaking cute and smart :). Love when they stop us for those type of things!

Karen April 13, 2010 at 9:13 PM  

Sounds like he needs a magical sprinkling of Pixie Dust. ;)

Megan (Best of Fates) April 14, 2010 at 2:14 PM  

Mister Man sounds absolutely adorable. And he forgot hot air balloons!

nycgirl0501 April 14, 2010 at 3:02 PM  

That's too cute!

WeaselMomma April 14, 2010 at 4:49 PM  

Very funny. This apple didn't fall far from the tree.

Tracey - Just Another Mommy Blog April 14, 2010 at 6:22 PM  

WHEW! It's a relief to hear the GOOD stuff.

Cute story.

septembermom April 15, 2010 at 5:45 PM  

He is really smart! Funny :) You have some entertaining conversations in your lovely family.

Michelle April 15, 2010 at 9:30 PM  

Alexis - I know. They always have the most interesting perspectives on things, don't they?

Karen - I think so, too. Except he's informed that it isn't real and it doesn't *really* work. He's killing fairies left and right here.

Megan - Oooo you're right, he did! I'll have to let him know.

NYC Girl - I thought so... glad to know I'm not the only one.

WeaselMomma - Hmm. Not quite sure how to take that one. ;)

Tracey - No kidding! I need some of the good stuff every once in awhile.

Kelly - I know, I know. They're a funny bunch. It definitely keeps me on my toes.

Pat April 17, 2010 at 9:42 AM  

A scientist in the making!

Michelle July 26, 2010 at 11:26 PM  

Pat - He absolutely is. He reads SO much nonfiction. And right now he's doing a space camp and LOVES it.

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