Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday our newest employee, James, brings his absolutely, delightful daughter to work. She’s just here in the mornings but this five year old little girl has all wrapped around her finger. Nana Pam brought her a barbie doll, we all have pictures up in our cubicles that she’s drawn us. We even let her fold bills the other day. Nana Pam showed her to do it, and Isa said “oh yeah..I can do that”.

***side note/ plug*** Jame is the creator of C.O.D., Cape Cod’s FIRST entertainment magazine. Check it out…set to hit the stands on June 2nd, CAPE WIDE…even some joints on the South Coast….it’s going to be fabulous.

This is the conversation that took place today at work between Isa and I:

Isa: Have you ever seen the movie “Willow”

Me: Yes, i remember when it came out….I was a little girl.

Isa: Wow…so it’s really old then.

Then I asked Isa what she wanted to be when she grew up.  At first she responded “a newspaper worker”. But then upon a 10 sec reflection she said “no…I wanna be a scientist”.

Sigh…if only it was that easy….

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