Ami: I read your blog. It says you are feeling bad.
Aisha: yeah, its okay, I’m fine.
Ami: I saw the picture, beta*.The boy, he fell. On the door. With his books.
Aisha: no no! its a Far Side comic. Its a school for the gifted and the gifted boy is pushing on a door he’s supposed to pull.
Ami: Well… I’m still concerned.
Note to self: don’t scare mother with blog.
*beta as in urdu word for child. Not beta as in second letter of Greek Alphabet or mathematical measure of the sensitivity of rates of return on a portfolio. Seriously.