Mug shots. Probably not the nicest way of saying it. But ...okay. I said it anyway. Mug shots: those senior portraits.
I mock because I love, but I'm not doing it.
No, I have to ...think about it. But Jay (and Robin!) of the Disco-ing Mermaids have once again thrown down the peer pressure, so the rest of us must assemble our high school geekesque selves and post our senior pictures. Betsy Bird has shown us the way, as has Sara -- looking wholesome and sweet (why, yes, like granola, Sara!), and really, Jay and his bad boy guitar and Robin with her fluffy hair are adorable. I stole my friend Dan's sweater for my senior picture, and it LOOKS like it. Plus, my chin is all weird. SO, no, I'm not posting mine, although I just looked at them this weekend. *shudders.*
Now, I ...I... MotherReader, can you hear me? I'm going to have to get out the BACA stamp and put on my kickers. What IS IT with these autumn titles!? And Doret, his HEAD IS ON THE COVER.
"It's something that as a father you kind of have to sacrifice what you want to do, because boys do what you want to do. If I want to go to the farm and shoot guns or ride four-wheelers in the mud when it's 40 degrees ... the girls aren't really interested in doing that," he said.
But McGraw said he's found that his daughters like coming along while he does simple, everyday stuff, like running to the grocery store or stopping by the office.
Tim McGraw, talking about his daughters and his children's book: My Little Girl.
Perhaps it would have been better if he'd put in My Stereotypically Simple Little Girl. Or, maybe, just.. you know, The Little Woman.
*mumbles, kicks dirt, says bad things under breath*
Tami Lewis Brown and Liz Gallagher are exploring horror at the Tollbooth. And Cynthia L. Smith is being interviewed on GottaWrite Girl. Check her out.