We're in this together

Yesterday morning was one of my busiest in a long time: I made ice-cream-cones out of bristle blocks, decorated play-dough muffins, purchased three pumpkins and a slug and a bear for a total of $21 (all the money available), and negotiated the rerouting of a racetrack to accommodate new businesses going up in the area (specifically, a pet store and a parking garage). I think I could have gotten a better deal on the pumpkins, but I didn’t want to haggle too much. This was my introduction into my daughter’s social life at school; I just hope I made a good first impression.

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