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The League of Extraordinary Cheaters

November 27, 2004

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Our daughters would make poor civic officials, prone as they are to making sweetheart deals with each other, stealing from the bank to load the Free Parking kitty, granting each other privileges to load the dice, waiving taxes and road repair fees and, in general, changing rules at whim to suit the free-flowing motion of the game. I mentioned to Jen that Hollywood was producing a movie about our daughters titled, "The League of Extraordinary Cheaters" to which Ellie took umbrage: "Hey! Who are you calling extraordinary?"