Thursday, February 25, 2010


So, the boy got a bee in his bonnet shortly after reading the chapter in Harry Potter (Goblet of Fire) on S.P.E.W. -- the Society for the Promotion of Elvish Welfare -- in which Hermione begins to organize for the rights of house elves.

Determined to right the world one creature at a time, our own little activist has chosen to begin with God's most revered and intelligent animals, the earthworm.

No, don't ask me why. I can't even pretend to understand how his crazy little mind works.

So, over lunch yesterday, he established the Committee for Rescuing All Worms Locally (or C.R.A.W.L.).

He appointed himself president, of course.

Made me VP. :)

Dubbed Mommy "Head of Security."

And made Saia her Deputy.

He then laid out his three objectives:

1) to eradicate the needless torture of all worms
2) to give every worm a voice (again...don't ask)
3) and to single-handedly free all worms from every baitshop in the area (yes, really. can't wait for that task to begin.)

Cut to school the next day when he decides to tell everyone about his new project. One of the more vocal children in his class thinks it'd be pretty hilarious to taunt Chago with tales of his, evidently, long history of worm homicides. Chago doesn't hesitate for a second and immediately resorts to due process, warning the boy that his Head of Security will be picking him up from school today and that he will have to plead his case to her.

By the time we picked him up today, the boy was nowhere to be found.