“As of last night, I’m totally organized.” –12th grader

“I bought a cactus.” –10th grader, while playing, apropos of nothing

“I wish I had a robot to follow me around and solve all my problems.” –7th grader

“You’re cramping my style,” complained the 10th grader, at being asked to fix sloppy fingering. “That’s what your parents pay me to do,” I replied.

“How was your Red River Gorge weekend?” I inquired. “Horrible! There was no WiFi.” –5th grader

“Don’t cross your legs while you’re playing,” I requested. “But it makes me feel fancy.” –Kindergartner