my budding criminal mastermind.

on wednesday, i picked

maddy up from school.

she was super excited to

show me what she’d made

for me.


i asked,

“what is it?”

“it’s a feather, daddy. no, no. it’s a knife.”


i thought it looked more

like a prison shank

than a feather.

then yesterday i

dropped her off at

school and before

i could leave she said,

“wait…i want to make you something before you leave.”

(a few seconds of cutting and scribbling later)

she presented me with this:

making counterfeit money.

i asked,

“what is it?”

“daddy, i made you a $100 bill. i drew president obama on it! you can buy me toys with this!

oh. i’m starting to

worry about what they’re

teaching her at this school.

i mean, she’s

clearly pre-planning her

escape from prison

by fashioning

herself a shank,

after having gone to jail for

counterfeiting money

so i can buy her toys.

(i love this kid).

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