Wednesday, December 23, 2009

I WAS WRONG

[Trumpet sounds]
Hear ye, hear ye! I formally announce my clear and absolute wrongheadedness, grant my daughter a one-time revokable right to read my blog (well, this entry, anyway...no wandering, Em!), and promise never to underestimate her again:

Em rocks and I WAS WRONG...and I'm not afraid to admit it.

The backstory: Around Thanksgiving time, Em looked at the list of 25 books she'd read this year, and announced she was going to get to 30 by year's end. I suggested that five books in a month was overreaching. She suggested that I would end up eating my words...and that if that happened, I should do it publicly. Last night, with more than a week to spare, she finished Robert Patterson's "Max," which was the fifth book since I mouthed off. My words, they are eaten. In public. And I couldn't be more pleased.

8 comments:

Leightongirl said...

Fabulous! And way to go Em!

Niksmom said...

Heh heh. I see she gets her competitive nature from you, eh? ;-)

Way to go, Em!

kris said...

so...what are the books??? and good for her...

Green said...

Wow, so both kids in one week impressed you. Wonder what'll happen next week...

kristenspina said...

Hooray for Em!!

Jordan said...

Nice job, Em!! That's the kind of win I can always get behind!

PnP said...

Go Em!!

AB said...

Hey, my super duper great niece, way to go... Give us a list of what you read.

I am still reading Eat Pray Love which I started months ago and put it down to read the pile of magazines which I have done and have recycled them to my neighbor.

Love you bunches... AB