Monday, May 28, 2007

My Little X-Girl

Messing around with the Play-Doh a few weeks ago, Sammy decided to treat it as clay and fashion herself a couple of hearts. She made a red one and a yellow one. And she left them out so they would dry and she could pretend to be a sculptor. Fine by me.

Not long after that, she and I had a battle of some sort and she was sent to her room. It's rare that Sammy gets in trouble. I'd say odds are about 99% that she got in trouble because Luke had gotten too under her skin and she finally decided to scratch that itch of hers. [Dude, am I starting to sound a bit, I don't know, Southern?] So, off to her room she was.

Flash forward 10 days or so. I'm in her room telling her we're going to have to clean it up one day over the three-day weekend. [She chose today. Surprise!] I happen to open up her armoire. [Well, we call it "armoire" but it's really the place she shoves as much junk as she can so I don't lose it every time I'm in her room.] I find the two hearts, but one is broken.

What do I find beside the broken heart? This:


That's my Sammy, my little X-girl. Love that face she made under her name!

9 comments:

Rebecca said...

What a drama queen! She sounds like my little girl. I love the face, too!

shannon said...

I LOVE this!

shannon said...

Oh yeah, that was my comment above. LOL.

Clare said...

This just killed me -- what a funny, sweet and sensitive kid! And I love the way you wrote this up.

Bubba's Sis said...

I hope you kept that so you can get it out years from now and have a good laugh!

jenica said...

i'm so glad that she didn't run away for real! i did this EXACT same thing when i was 5, but i really did sneak out of the house and tried to go to my sunday school teachers house... because she really loved me? ;-D

what a cute x-girl you have!

Coma Girl said...

Love that note! You have to save that and show it to her when she has her own daughter.

JamieLee said...

Oh! I can remember writing notes like that to my sister when we'd spat...saying things like, "I hope this is you --->" with a hand-drawn picture of a crying face.
Kids.

Genesis said...

Very funny! You have to save that note for her when she gets older! She´s very articulate.

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