Friday, May 16, 2008
A Flaw in the Blue=Boy, Pink=Girl Societal Rule
Before meeting up for dinner with Daddy, Drew and I were wandering around the mall, taking in the sights. Drew had a great time gasping with wonder and glee at all the store windows, no matter what he actually found therein. Anytime he saw something blue and pink, he would label the blue item "Mine!" and the pink item "Your!" Usually only shoes or sunglasses or such endured such labeling. However, this quirk of my son's proved entertaining when we came across one of those formal dresswear stores having a prom dress blowout. In one display sat two frilly, satiny, sequiny dresses, one in neon pink, the other in bright sky blue. Drew happily pointed to the blue one and said, "Mine!"