Parental Writes #6 – Negotiations continue


I have a feeling Duncan could be an agent someday.


Well, no, not THAT kind of agent. Although, how cool would that be?!?

I’m thinking more of the sports type. You know, like this…


…but without the Renee Zellweger smelling-a-poop face.

He’s working on becoming a Master Negotiator. Whether it’s dessert, doing homework, watching TV, bathing, chores/allowance, you name it – he’ll see if he can do it once more/later/now/in the morning, etc…

I can see him handling his client’s contract negotiations like a boss…


There’s always the “How about one more?” button push. Or the asking of one more question that usually has nothing to do with what we were just talking about.

Come to think of it, maybe he’s better suited for this line of work:


I’ll be over here working out a deal…

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Paul Reyburn Paul has been an actor/director in the Twin Cities area for over 30 years and is very active in the MN theater community. His kid is really cool! He also writes the "Parental Writes" blog at
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