A Modern Day Fairy Tale (thanks to my dad!)

This is the fairy tale that we should have been reading as little girls!

Once upon a time, in a land far away, a beautiful, independent, self-assured princess happened upon a frog as she sat, contemplating ecological issues on the shores of an unpolluted pond in a verdant meadow near her castle.

The frog hopped into the princess' lap and said: Elegant Lady, I was once a handsome prince, until an evil witch cast a spell upon me. One kiss from you, however, and I will turn back into the dapper, young prince that I am and then, my sweet, we can marry and setup housekeeping in your castle with my mother, where you can prepare my meals, clean my clothes, bear my children, and forever feel grateful and happy doing so.

That night, as the princess dined sumptuously on lightly sauteed frog legs seasoned in a white wine and onion cream sauce, she chuckled and thought to herself:
I don't fucking think so!

5 Responses to "A Modern Day Fairy Tale (thanks to my dad!)"

paragon2pieces responded on April 11, 2010 at 5:50 PM #

LOVE this.

Caroline responded on April 12, 2010 at 3:00 PM #

Hi Gabrielle,

As you may know, you were recently nominated for Clear Admit's annual Best of Blogging competition. To receive your ballot and cast your vote, please email 'bob' 'at' clearadmit.com.

Thanks and congratulations!

Gabrielle responded on April 12, 2010 at 4:36 PM #

Hi Caroline,

Wow, I had no idea that I was nominated! I'm so honored! I will definitely e-mail Bob for a ballot and promote the contest on Harvard Bound.

Gabby

Yash Mahendra responded on April 16, 2010 at 10:50 PM #

Ha ha ha! Awesomeness! :)

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