So I get a mass email from my kid’s school. They want volunteers for Career Week.

They want people to come in and tell the kids what they do.


Yes, Good God, of course it is a temptation. But I got the kids’ grammar school experience to consider. Just because you have to face a tiger when it’s menacing your kids doesn’t mean that you have to let one out of its cage in order to create that scenario.

Moe Lane

PS: From private email:


  • Spegen says:

    Teacher: So Mr Lane what is that you do?
    Moe: my best to undermine everything you are trying to brainwash my kids with

    • Moe_Lane says:

      Fortunately, at this level we’re doing OK. My eldest kid’s teacher is fanatical about phonics, and I suspect that she’s a little pleasantly surprised to have parents as insistent on respecting teachers and doing homework as my wife and I are.

  • tnfriendofcoal101368 says:

    Hey, look here…

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