WTF? Wednesday

Kindergarten was a bumpy road for us, and the last day proved to be no different. Dan didn’t have a car that day, so he walked Anabella to school in the morning. Well I guess Ms. Thing decided she was a “walker” and got into the walker line at the end of the day and marched right out of the school all by her little lonesome. Out. Into the neighborhood. Alone. My FIVE year old. Are you f*cking kidding me, kindergarten?!

She made it home safely. And thank goodness Dan was home, because I’m not sure what her next decision would have been if he wasn’t. But needless to say, I totally freaked out. I spent at least two hours thinking of all the horrible things that could have happened to her on the short trip to our house. Then, I called and left a heated message at the school.

After FOUR days of radio silence, I sent an email to the prinicipal. She responded promptly, and said all the right things, but I am STILL waiting on her investigation results — I mean seriously, WTF? How did that happen? Anabella has been going to YMCA aftercare every other day of the school year. Stupid f*ckers. Yes, I am still completely worked up after a week and a half. It just makes me wonder exactly how safe our kids really are at school.

Okay, so anyway. I was in LA a few weeks ago for work and came across this sign in the kitchen of our offices.

Sorry it’s blurry but I was laughing pretty hard when I was taking the photo, because I had asked the security guard who was also in the kitchen what the story was behind the sign, to which he replied in a deep Southern accent “who the hell knows with these people.” He continued to tell me it was probably something to do with animal rights or organic farming. ha! Turns out he was from Oklahoma, and although he had lived in LA for many years, he wasn’t impressed with the “natives.” According to my friend, not only are they weird about food, but they also can’t drive in the rain. So there you have it.

3 thoughts on “WTF? Wednesday

  1. You do have to wonder wtf the schools are doing sometimes. Once, my 4th grader (with a disability!) was locked out of the school because her spec. ed teacher didn’t notice she wasn’t keeping up with the group…..Glad your daughter had the good sense to go home!

    I’ve heard of people eating each others’ food, but ‘playing with it’?

  2. I remember walking all over my neighborhood when I was that age but was also very shy so usually went the opposite direction of anyone trying to talk to me. Same thing I do now! However it’s one of those things I look back at now and realize it wasn’t a good idea.

    As for the sign, I’m suddenly inspired to mess with stuff in the fridge tomorrow!

  3. I don’t even know what to say about the school. The fact that they would let AB just walk herself home….I have no words.

    But, I am DYING to know the story behind that sign.

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