Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8.
My daddy was in India a while back.
He visited the state called Chhattisgarh.
Boy am I glad he didn’t eat lunch at the school while he was there. Or did he?
18 kids got sick from eating lunch while at school.
The reason? They found a dead scorpion in the food!
The cook got the boot. Good thing she didn’t put the boot in the food, too!
I am really really glad my mommy packs my lunch for me. Daddy does, too. Sometimes. But mostly mommy does it.
Mommy would never put a dead scorpion in my lunch box.
In fact, if mommy sees a bug, any bug, she screams so loud it scares daddy. Then daddy has to catch the bug … which he usually does with some toilet paper or a newspaper or a magazine or a boot … the kind of boot that you don’t put in a lunch box.
And then he flushes the bug down the toilet.
Did you ever see a fly swim? They are pretty strong. But the toilet spinning water is stronger. I know.
Next time my daddy goes to India he needs to be more careful. I hope he reads this so he’ll know why.
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