A thinly veiled tattletale

August 19th, 2010 · 27 comments

While sorting through some old papers, Christina in Natick, Massachusetts was about to throw away this childhood note she had written to her Mom (and Dad too!), when her husband, Aaron, intervened. (Apparently no amount of coaxing could tease out exactly what horrible sin Paul committed, so feel free to speculate wildly.)

Dear Mom, Paul was not nice to me while you were away. I don't want to to tell you what he did because I love you very much. (Dad, too) Hope you had a good time, you know. Love, Christina P.S. Brigid is a pain right where I sit!

P.S. Hope you enjoyed it, you know.

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  • #1   AlienGuardian

    Nice handwriting for a little kid.

    Aug 19, 2010 at 10:20 pm   rating: 19  small thumbs up

    • #1.1   Scribbles the Monkey bang

      That handwriting looks like the handwriting of a torn soul…

      What did Paul do indeed? She won’t tell, even now? My money is on the rape.

      <3 Scribbles

      Aug 20, 2010 at 3:16 pm   rating: 8  small thumbs up

       
     
  • #2   Canthz_B bang

    St. Paul was always a mean one.

    Aug 19, 2010 at 10:56 pm   rating: 6  small thumbs up

    • #2.1   infant tyrone bang

      Something injurious to her ankle, no doubt…
      well, he was known as Paul of Tarsus.

      I never met-a-tarsal I didn’t like !
      Anatomicians 7:7

      Aug 20, 2010 at 1:05 am   rating: 11  small thumbs up

       
    • #2.2   Canthz_B bang

      On Cyprus, Paul rebuked and blinded Elymas the magician…apparently, Paul didn’t take criticism very well.

      “not nice to me” sounds like someone got off pretty easy!

      He **got off easy!**…no wonder she’s butt-hurt! :-P

      Aug 20, 2010 at 1:21 am   rating: 4  small thumbs up

       
    • #2.3   infant tyrone bang

      Well, as Elymas remarked, admittedly in a different context,
      “Things sure seem quite a bit darker around here right now.”

      Maybe, for once, Paul told the truth when he said,
      “This will just take a minute.”

      Or as Patti Smith drove it to us in Land, on Horses:
      And you twist the twister like your baby sister
      I want your baby sister, give me your baby sister, dig your baby sister
      Rise up on her knees, do the sweet pea, do the sweet pee pee,
      Roll down on her back, got to lose control, got to lose control,
      Got to lose control and then you take control

      For any old fans of Millenium, here’s a flashback…
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHjKyd9ITJs

      Aug 20, 2010 at 2:08 am   rating: 0  small thumbs up

       
     
  • #3   Wench

    Is it just me or is the ‘he is mean’ comment at the top in a totally different handwriting? Does Christina have an evil twin or a split personality or something?! I cant sleep ’til I know!

    Aug 19, 2010 at 11:16 pm   rating: 6  small thumbs up

    • #3.1   shawna

      It only looks like different handwriting because she switched from cursive to print.

      Aug 19, 2010 at 11:51 pm   rating: 6  small thumbs up

       
    • #3.2   FeRD bang

      Little girls write like that when they’re possessed. You should have seen Linda Blair’s penmanship, it was just awful.

      Aug 20, 2010 at 2:36 pm   rating: 11  small thumbs up

       
     
  • #4   forest

    eh the curves of the “m” and “n” are the same in the print and the cursive and the “i” is dotted consistently to the right of the letter.

    I’d say same.

    Funny funny stuff though. I’m sure the real story makes it even better. My question though is who is the Paul?

    Aug 19, 2010 at 11:53 pm   rating: 3  small thumbs up

    • #4.1   infant tyrone bang

      My money’s on Paul = big brother.
      But…who’s Brigid ?
      A co-conspirator of Paul’s ?
      And what did she do for Christina to get her
      behavior downgraded to a PIA misdemeanor ?

      Aug 20, 2010 at 1:12 am   rating: 4  small thumbs up

       
    • #4.2   PattiLain

      I’d assume Brigid is the younger sister, making Christina the martyred middle child.

      Well, I only assume that because when my parents weren’t home, my older brother would bully my sister, and I, the youngest, would annoy her after. Or before, depending on what was on TV.

      Aug 20, 2010 at 5:10 am   rating: 24  small thumbs up

       
    • #4.3   FeRD bang

      I was going with stepdad/mom’s-new-boyf (hence the afterthought-like inclusion of “Dad”, presumably out of the picture). Altho that exposes whole new vistas of uncomfortable possibility regarding the complaint against Paul, ones which are perhaps best left unexplored.

      Aug 20, 2010 at 2:41 pm   rating: 4  small thumbs up

       
     
  • #5   MAMARILLA2 bang

    Dear Mom,
    Paul was not nice to me while you were away. He took away my weed and vodka and called the police on the 3 older men I worked hard to meet on the internet. I won’t tell you what else he did because I love you. Hope you had a good time, you know, because I expect you to feel extremely guilty for leaving me alone…
    love…

    Aug 20, 2010 at 12:26 am   rating: 33  small thumbs up

     
  • #6   Canthz_B bang

    Wow, the things that can happen to your daughter when you leave her in Pee Wee’s Playhouse!

    Aug 20, 2010 at 1:01 am   rating: 6  small thumbs up

    • #6.1   infant tyrone bang

      He couldn’t keep his hands off her…
      He had a thing for Rubenesque women.

      Aug 20, 2010 at 1:07 am   rating: 7  small thumbs up

       
    • #6.2   Canthz_B bang

      “Mecca lecca hi(gh), mecca hiney ho, indeed!

      Aug 20, 2010 at 1:11 am   rating: 7  small thumbs up

       
     
  • #7   Canthz_B bang

    Christina was really into Pac-Man as a child.

    Aug 20, 2010 at 1:05 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

    • #7.1   FeRD bang

      Well, what do you expect? She was the first girl in the neighborhood to get the new Lazy Pac-Man game, where all he does is lay on his back and sleep.

      Aug 20, 2010 at 2:43 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

       
     
  • #8   Woman on the Verge bang

    “Uncle” Paul pimps her out when “Mom” is out of town. He made her take coupons.

    Aug 21, 2010 at 8:16 am   rating: 1  small thumbs up

    • #8.1   MAMARILLA2 bang

      But it was the Buy one (hole) get one free that really ticked her off.

      Aug 22, 2010 at 3:47 pm   rating: 1  small thumbs up

       
    • #8.2   infant tyrone bang

      Plus she can’t watch 30 Rock due to a facial tic she gets whenever she hears the word “twofer”.

      Aug 22, 2010 at 5:29 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

       
     
  • #9   Greg

    What did Bridget do when they were away? Some weird goings on at that house.

    Aug 21, 2010 at 7:30 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
  • #10   pilgrimchick

    Paul must be relieved to know that at least the details of the offense are still safe from parental scrutiny, but the whole blogging world knows that he at least did something.

    Aug 22, 2010 at 12:13 pm   rating: 6  small thumbs up

     
  • #11   Twist

    I wish there was more to this story. In a world where 1 in 4 girls are molested or raped before graduating college, I’d like to know that Paul just made her eat her veggies and the internet doesn’t think possible abuse is passive aggressive or funny.

    Aug 24, 2010 at 9:49 pm   rating: 24  small thumbs up

     
  • #12   Wharky

    Rape

    Oct 15, 2010 at 12:09 pm   rating: 0  small thumbs up

     
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