Monday, August 20, 2007

School Daze

Buddy's school supply list was an entire 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper. There are a few items I still don't have and so far, we're up to three WalMart bags of junk. I guess I'm going to have to drop those off at the school myself, since I don't believe he'll be able to carry all that plus his back pack and lunch box.

On top of the full page list, I have to send $12 for additional "supplies". Good grief! One item is "plastic or metal lunch box with handles for art supplies or small tackle box". I've been looking and haven't found anything I think is "just right". Buddy chose a new lunch box today which is a fancy, more modern and mature lunch "carrier" than the silly character ones of years past.

Another item is "2 computer discs". Well, well. Does she want the 3.5 discs? Or will CD-ROMS be the ticket? Truth be told, I might be able to scrounge up ONE 3.5 disc and I'll be lucky to find that one. We don't use them in our house anymore and my laptop (nor the Evil Twin's new computer) have drives for that sort of antiquated nonsense.

This is the school that upgraded to a "state of the art" computer lab only 2 years ago. The computers in that lab are SUPERB, so I'm wondering about the "discs" business.

I guess I need to haul out my three WalMart bags of things and double check against the list from Hell. I haven't been in school myself since 1991. It's harder now than when I was in the fray, doing it myself!!!! Arrrgghhh.

1 comment:

  1. Several of my grandchildren are doing this shopping with their moms. I musr be really, really old....all I ever needed was 2 pencils, a notebook and paper.