The First Five Years For Sean Oliver

The first five years of Sean Oliver

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Year 1

Get settled in new digs outside womb.

Year 2

Start talking. Trend continues to present day.

Year 3

Prove to mother I could read. The definitive test? Reading “Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey’s Circus” from a billboard. Learned to cook scrambled eggs with assistance
of milk crates used to access stove due to small stature. Call 911 successfully provide address when mom falls unconscious.

Year 4

Move to Alaska. Start school.

Year 5

Start drawing regularly. Hold deep resentment towards father for promising, then not delivering Mickey Mouse telephone.

See what i’m doing now.

The Author

Sean Oliver

Sean Oliver is a management consultant in Seattle, WA