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Totally Quotable Arlo: circumcision edition

So, yeah, today’s the day Arlo found out that his grandparents were responsible for cutting off the “safety part” of his father’s penis, something I’m sure they’ll hear about come Sunday, during our weekly call… If you’re reading this, mom and dad, you’ve got five days to come up with a good explanation. For what […]

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Totally Quotable Arlo: “Pulling on Ear Lobes and Listening to our Neighbors” edition

Arlo, as I was putting him to bed this evening, told me that, the harder he tugged on his ear lobes, the farther away he could hear. It was dark, and we’d been laying quietly in his bed for a few minutes, having finished James and the Giant Peach and our nightly ten minutes of […]

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Totally Quotable Arlo: Fighting Evil with Splinters edition

We’ve spent a good deal of time this past year attempting to steer Arlo away from guns. We haven’t been terribly successful, in that he still runs around pretending to shoot things, but, if you ask him what he’s doing, he’ll usually explain to you that the guns he’s pretending to shoot don’t actually fire […]

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Totally Quotable Arlo: “I wish I was a baby again” edition

Today’s addition to the Totally Quotable Arlo file is a bit out of character for our young protagonist. He said it this morning, just a few minutes after waking up. Clementine, who was heading off to her survivalist summer camp, had said something to him, and he kind of curled up under the blanket as […]

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Totally Quotable Arlo: “A New Super Hero Is Born” edition

On the continuum of greatness, Toothbrush in Sock Man may not grade out as high as, say, Spider Man, but not everyone is lucky enough to be bitten by a radioactive insect. No, some of us have to do it ourselves, using just those things that we can reach on the bathroom counter. [If you’ve […]

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