Slice of Life: The Nacho Request


(This is part of the Slice of Life Challenge with Two Writing Teachers. We write about small moments each and every day for March. You come, too. Write with us.)

My son has taken to leaving sticky notes in strange places, particularly when my wife or I are working or need some quiet time. I opened up my laptop yesterday and found this note, which had me laughing. Notice how my wife circled “yes” to the request for trading a hair brushing for nachos.


Peace (in the note),

  1. love and peace. . . This is fantastic! Thanks for sharing. It is moments like this that make having (3 for me) kids a life’s adventure :-)))

  2. Post it notes are perfect sources of actual writing for actual purposes. I remember when I was in high school going to a friend’s house – the post-it had just come out – and there was a yellow note on the kitchen table that said, “Holly did not poop.” We knew exactly what that meant and exactly what we were supposed to do – let the dog out…

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