The Six-Year-Old Writes Congress

The other day The Six-Year-Old asked if she could write a letter to Congress. We said sure. Here’s what came back:

(Letter: The Six-Year-Old, Photo: Michael Howell)

(Letter: The Six-Year-Old, Photo: Michael Howell)


Dear: Government.

You are not doing your job correctly.

Flaws: Not managing money right.


Congress, do your job.

I think we can all get behind that.

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About Shala Howell

Writer of things ranging from optical network switching white papers to genetic testing patient education materials to historical fiction set in an 1880s asylum. When I’m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write than the current one), my writerly self can be found blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at, or musing about books and the writing life at
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2 Responses to The Six-Year-Old Writes Congress

  1. Sheila says:

    I certainly hope that you send that letter to your senator and house rep.
    good job granberry!


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