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My People
My People - Cosette, Austin, Oliver, Cody, me & Ryan. Just think, had I not lived, these people wouldn't be on the planet. They are my whole heart!

Friday, May 15, 2009

from the mouths of babes

This is from a little book made up by seventh graders at South Habersham Middle School. My co-worker's son is in the class.


I have learned that if you do something stupid, your parents will find out.
I have learned that your eyes are bigger than your stomach.
I have learned never to say the words, "maybe later" to your mom.
I have learned not to keep the door open when using the restroom.
I have learned to work hard now to live a good life later.
I have learned not to hate anyone you don't even know.
I have learned not to take the short way out of life.
I have learned that no one knows who I really am.
I have learned that your heart will always lead you home if you let it.
I have learned to pick my friends carefully.
I have learned not to climb up a tree that you can't get down.
I have learned when you are in water do not breathe.
I have learned that no comment is the best comment when dealing with most adults.
I have learned not to ask for something you don't need.
I have learned that you were born an original.
I have learned that you don't appreciate something until you have lost it.
I have learned that man's best friend is not always a dog.
I have learned not to cheat.
I have learned that you should try your best and never give up.
I have learned that you should never race on a bike with a flat tire.
I have learned that if you jump off of a house with an umbrella you will not float.
I have learned never to surprise my dog when he is taking a nap.
I have learned that sometimes we want more than we need.
I have learned that you have to lose in order to gain.
I have learned that little lies turn into big consequences.
I have learned that it's ok if you know the ending, but the cool thing you should want to know is how it got there.
I have learned not to talk when the teacher is talking.
I have learned that if you tell a lie it ALWAYS comes back to haunt you.
I have learned you can actually learn from your mistakes.
I have learned not to play soccer around houses.
I have learned to NEVER step on a muddy, wet rock when you go caving, just walk through the water.
I have learned to never throw a tennis ball into a tree with bees around.
I have learned that girls are really dramatic.
I have learned that if you don't know how to love someone then you never had a heart.
I have learned that it is important to follow your dreams.
I have learned to be careful who you trust.
I have learned to smile when you get your picture taken.
I have learned to work hard at school or have a bad life.
I have learned you can accomplish anything if you put your heart into it.
I have learned that if there is a skunk in your yard, don't shoot it.
I have learned not to waste your time fighting with your siblings because when it comes times for them to leave you will miss them more than you think.
I have learned to look at the label of what you drink first and see if it has expired.
I have learned how to stand better by skateboarding.
I have learned not to fall asleep when I'm deer hunting because you wake up and have no idea where you are and it can be pitch black.
I have learned that I have to be responsible.
I have learned that warm cookies and fresh milk make the world a happier place.
I have learned that boys do stupid stuff but in the end we have the most fun. (written by a boy)

1 comments:

Lisa said...

These are so awesome!! I really enjoyed reading them. Some are funny and charming and others are very wise. Thanks for sharing! Hugs,
Lisa in Kentucky