I will! Gosh I love kiddos! Even teenagers! As long as they aren't mine! Went to Juvenile Hall today. The kids all thought I'd be too busy and cancel. The supervisor called this am, assuming I wouldn't want to fight traffic and be away from home so late. NOPE! They're doing a great job with the dogs. We talked a lot today about how to be thankful, not bitter. How their choices landed them in JH for the holidays. Most are misguided kids with POS parents and family. Some are bad to the core, also with POS parents and family. Issac, I've known for a year. He killed someone. He has no remorse. He has a child. He's true to a gang like his family expects. Tomorrow, on Thanksgiving, he happens to turn 18. Tomorrow, he will be transferred to prison. I don't feel bad for him. He's smug. For the rest of the kids, it's a wakeup call. I didn't speak to Issac today, he made his bed. If ya'll can understand, my kitchen was at JH today. I was there when their families weren't. That's my Thanksgiving.
While I feel so much more in my heart...I say way to go girl!
The kids who need loved the most are the ones who appear to deserve it least.
A friend's son was on the front page of the paper yesterday. A guy stabbed another guy and then went to his house to be hidden. The cops followed him there and took my friend's kid and his girlfriend out of bed in their underwear. I hope that's all there really is to it.