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#JusJoJan 19/20 – Not Buyin’ It

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Before I write anything else, I’d like to thank Jim for our prompt word, “gobbledygook.” Thank you, Jim! You can find his Just Jot it January post here. Go visit him and say hi, and give him a follow!

Today was a tough one at home with Alex. He woke up with a sore throat and spent most of the day complaining that he was so sick, he needed to go to the hospital. If he was to be believed, he was dying. Dying, I tell you! But no. It simply wasn’t true–he just loves the hospital that much.

Sounds like gobbledygook, but that’s Alex. He tried everything to convince me to take him to the emergency, just so he could sit there and people-watch and flirt with nurses. He made himself cough until his throat probably really was raw.

But I saw through the deception. He was happy and smiling whenever he thought I couldn’t see him. He sang in his own way (he’s Deaf and can’t hear himself, but I know his singing) when I wasn’t in the room, but the moment he saw me, he pretended to be hoarse and in agony.

Still, he did look a bit sick today, so I’ll keep him home from school tomorrow unless he’s bouncing off the walls. A sure sign he’s faking it.

Wish me luck.

 

This gobbledygookish post is brought to you by Just Jot it January! Click the following link and join in! It’s fun! https://lindaghill.com/2020/01/19/daily-prompt-jusjojan-the-19th-2020/


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Author: Linda G. Hill

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20 thoughts on “#JusJoJan 19/20 – Not Buyin’ It

  1. I love how he thinks he can fool you πŸ˜‰

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  2. Oh, no! Poor him and poor you! xo

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  3. So many challenges. How ever do you do it?

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  4. Nothing better than people watching and flirting with nurses 😊. Hope Alex is feeling better today.

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  5. I hope he is better today and you aren’t distracted from a busy Monday’s writings having to take him to the doctor.

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  6. Good luck Linda! You got to live that boy’s acting talent bless. πŸ’œπŸ’œ

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