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From: joannequilts
Date: 07-03-2003, 05:24 AM (1 of 5)
Even if you're not a grandparent yet, you might enjoy this.
A teacher asked her young pupils how they spent their vacation. One
child wrote the following:
We always used to spend the holidays with Grandma and Grandpa. They
used to live here in a big, brick house, but Grandpa got retarded so they moved to California and live in Palm Springs with a lot of other retarded people.
They live in condo-minimum and have rocks painted green to look
like grass.
They ride around on big tricycles and wear name tags because they
don't know who they are anymore.
They go to a building called a wrecked center, but they must have
got it fixed because it is all right now. They play games and do exercises there, but they don't do them very well.
There is a swimming pool too, but they all jump up and down in it
with their hats on. I guess they don't know how to swim.
At their gate there is a dollhouse with a little old man sitting in
it. He watches all day so nobody can escape.
Sometimes they sneak out. Then they go cruising in their golf
carts. My grandma used to bake cookies and stuff, but I guess she forgot how.
Nobody there cooks, they just eat out. And they eat the same thing
every night: Early Birds.
Some of the people can't get past the man in the dollhouse to go
out, so the ones who get out bring food back to the wrecked center and call it pot luck.
My Grandma says Grandpa worked all his life to earn his retardment
and says I should work hard so I can be retarded one day, too.
When I earn my retardment I want to be the man in the doll house.
Then I will let people out so they can visit their grandchildren.
User: joannequilts
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From: MaryW
Date: 07-03-2003, 06:46 AM (2 of 5)
Is that what I have to look forward to? LOL:whacky:
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From: Llantrisant
Date: 07-07-2003, 10:37 AM (3 of 5)
Ohhhhhhhhh thats priceless eh! lmao here reading it, what goes thru kids minds eh? hope i never get to that stage retarded roflmao again .:bg:
If at first you don't suceed, try-try again!
User: Llantrisant
Member since: 06-02-2002
Total posts: 144
From: lovemyfabric
Date: 07-07-2003, 02:12 PM (4 of 5)
That is very funny!!!!:bg:
User: lovemyfabric
Member since: 06-06-2003
Total posts: 126
From: MaryW
Date: 07-08-2003, 08:21 AM (5 of 5)
No it's not! :nah: :nah: :nah:
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