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Jay Lake
Date: 2008-11-15 08:22
Subject: [child] All I want for Christmas is…
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Tags:child, funny, personal

the_child, age 11, recently expressed her fondest Christmas wish to me.

Sheet music for the piano.

I think back on my greed-riddled dreams of betoyed avarice at that age, and find that I am deeply impressed with her.

Originally published at jlake.com. You can comment here or there.

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selfavowedgeek: LOLPadawans
User: selfavowedgeek
Date: 2008-11-15 15:37 (UTC)
Subject: True Gold
You don't need me to tell you how absolutely stunningly awesome that is, but, wow.


(tiny note: Thing 1 book-jacked Mainspring the other day and began reading what he could. He gives it two thumbs up.)
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Jay Lake: writing-Mainspring
User: jaylake
Date: 2008-11-15 15:47 (UTC)
Subject: Re: True Gold
Awesome. I hope he continues to enjoy!
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Michael Curry: alton
User: mcurry
Date: 2008-11-15 15:37 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I think we're impressed with you, for having helped raise such a child.
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Jay Lake: jay-1976
User: jaylake
Date: 2008-11-15 17:54 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Not me! I was a grubbing little shite.
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Ruthanne Reid
User: ruthannereid
Date: 2008-11-15 19:48 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I think I love your child.
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