Goldilocks is a criminal.

Everybody always talks about the three Bears. Nobody ever talks about the three crimes.

Sure the Bears were upset, but you don’t have to be a lawyer to recognize they’ve got a pretty open-and-shut case to send young Goldilocks up for an extended stay in the State pokey.

According to the records:

  1. She broke into a family’s home and began eating all their food. That’s called Breaking & Entering.
  2. Let’s not forget that she destroyed at least one chair. We usually call this Vandalism.
  3. In a dramatic display of nerve, she lay her grimy, dirty, forest-ridden body all over the Bears’ clean sheets and fell asleep. That is called Squatting.

She’d be easily convicted. I mean, it’s all laid out in writing.

Oh also… Goldie is pretty darn high-maintenance, especially for a tired, starving criminal.

She’s hungry enough to break into somebody’s house yet still complains that the food is not the right temperature.

She’s too tired to walk home yet still complains that the chairs are too hard or too soft.

This gal must be a nightmare to live with.

Which reminds me…

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The Leadership Lessons From 11-Year-Olds

My daughter turned 11 years old recently. She had a sleepover party with eight of her current besties. They all play well together. They all get along fabulously. They all laugh and dance and galavant as one.

They are like a tween-version of a murmuration: so in tune with each other that they fly back and forth in perfect unison with seemingly thoughtless effort.

But that doesn’t mean every one of them is the same.
Far from it.

Once the loud roar of sugar-mounted madness reached its pea