The Boy: The bad thing about school is dance program.
Me: You used to love the dance program.
The Boy: I hate it.
The Boy: Dance program is lame.
and there you have it ... the power of the peer group.
Last Thursday was convict day for The Boy. Earlier in the week he took in some information about his ancestor George Wood to share with the class but on the day played the part of a highwayman transported on the First Fleet. He spent two stretches in solitary confinement ... the second time was for fun.