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Why so serious?
Ramona Quimby seated in her mind’s eye, Cal reached out and tweaked one of Thalia’s curls. As she watched Tal’s flexible auburn lock sproing back into shape, the Muse of Harmony felt a sense of satisfaction.
Without moving her head, Tal shifted her eyeballs toward her friend and her lips in the opposite direction. “It’s a good thing I learned from a young age that, ‘They wouldn’t tease you if they didn’t like you.’” The Muse of Wit reached back and gave Cal’s side a gentle tickle.
Urania tapped her foot and looked at the clock, “If we’re going to yog…”
“We know, we know,” Cal and Tal said together. “We’re coming.”
Words from Typist:
If you haven’t read Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary yet… Ramona is a curious kid with spunk. Sometimes her curiosity gets her into trouble… like when she can’t keep her hands off her classmate Susan’s curls.
Many thanks to my dad who taught me that they wouldn’t tease me if they didn’t like me.
The perspective serves me well.