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The Down Low according to Lessa

by barbara waters

First, I’d like to ask you all to go and read this article at Parenting Teens Blog by Lessa. Really, go on over there now . . . I’ll wait for you to read it, snort cola out of your nose, and then come back to finish reading my rather tame (by comparison) drivel . . .

waiting . . .

are you back?

did I not say you would snort cola out of your nose? I was RIGHT, huh?

Now, what is any sensible turn of the century nana going to do with such goings on just down the street? Well, after I get my head unburied from the sand where I like it ever so much . . . I am going to LAUGH so hard that I will snort cola out of my nose - well, I would, if I drank cola . . . the tears ran down my face at least.

These are not necessarily the things I would want my grandchildren to be talking about - because I think they are too young to have lost that innocence. But the girls in question ARE 18 so I guess that means they are young adults - and old enough to talk about such things.

Way back in the olden days when I was 18 I would have died before talking about such things with my mom or the moms of any of my boy or girl friends. Different days, different times, different problems and different solutions.

So . . . I’m going to be giving each of thses young ladies one of my condom amulets for Christmas - Lessa is providing the condoms (thank God! I really canNOT seem me going into the store and asking for such!), I just need to provide the amulets.

Okay - I’m kidding - kinda - I am a modern enough woman that I could go into a store and purchase condoms or other things - just as long as it wasn’t in one of the big box stores where everyone and his brother would see me buying them - yeah, it’s a small town!

But, I’ve got the amulets!!!!


One Response to “The Down Low according to Lessa”

  1. Lessa Says:

    *LMAO* I know, don’t you wish you were at MY house? And don’t worry. I’ll provide the condoms. *L* I have no problem buying them, and passing them out with a firm I WILL KILL YOU attached. *g*

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