A Separate Species (Humor, Stages, Being yourself)

Driving to school, I flipped the music on to find my ease again after getting stressed about leaving with just enough time to get to school. God forbid I’m late and put her childhood wellness ahead of rote system compliance! Anyway, I digress…

Music playing, I belted out with Ed Sheeran…

Me – “Baby, I..”

Her – “Daddy, that’s just weird what you said now.”

Me – “What? Baby I? That was weird?”

Her – “Yeah.”

Me – “Oh.

Quietly, I noted to myself this change in perception, like I was now a separate species. I thought I had until ten or twelve before I would be considered out of it.

We did make it to school with one minute to spare, though. I guess that makes me normal. Sigh. I’d rather be weird.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s