After the Vote

Me : “What’s going on?”
Ricky : “I was really hoping that I would wake up and find out last night was a bad dream.. These guys are being jerks today… I’m keeping my hands in my pockets so I don’t pop them in the eye!”
Me : “That’s good. Violence is never the answer..”
Ricky : “I know… I’m trying real hard, Mom. It’s hard to be a girl sometimes..”
Me : “I know.”