Melissa, starry-eyed soy-lovin' Expatriated Zulu (oddharmonic) wrote,
Melissa, starry-eyed soy-lovin' Expatriated Zulu

Another sign of the apocalypse: little brother got a 4.0 last semester.

I get my hometown weekly, the Canyon Courier, on some delay via US Mail. The 29 January issue arrived yesterday and at the top of the front page, it alerted me to the fact that the fall semester honor rolls for the middle and high schools were in the second section. I read my way through as usual, then returned to the page of the honor roll listing to scan for kids I know (babysitting, family friends' offspring, etc.).

I found my baby sister, Sarah, on the 4.0 list for her grade at the middle school; no surprise, she's reasonably smart and does her work on time. But -- a bigger butt than J.Lo padded to play Selena -- then I flipped over to the reverse of the page to skim the high school honor roll and my little brother was on the 4.0 list for his grade! For someone whose first three years of high school had a cumulative GPA of 0.833, I was pleasantly shocked. Himself's response: "What's wrong with this world?".
Tags: 306.85_family, 978.8_colorado

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