To all the lawyers in my life, proof that you’ve inadvertently warped my children:
Jane: Flora, baby, what are you doing?
Flora: I’m writing Ender a cease and desist letter.
Jane: You’re what?
Flora: I’m writing Ender cease and desist letter. Telling him to stop taking my pets and chucking them down the stairs.
Jane: Baby, why don’t you just ask him to stop?
Flora: Ask him? But if I just do that, what proof will there be that it really happened?
Flora: Do you still have your old tape recorder?
First published July 18, 2012, on Nothing By The Book.
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Photo: When she’s not writing him “Cease and desist” letters, he’s her biggest fan…