An A for effort
They are feverish and cranky and scratchy-throated. The last two days, we've let them lounge on the couch watching way more TV than normal - movie after movie.
Yesterday morning while I was at work, Mark set them up with Cars, which may be the longest children's movie ever made. When it was over, he turned off the TV and offered to read to them for a while. But Peanut, recognizing this was way out of pattern and wanting to take full advantage of it, kept asking for another show.
"After lunch," he explained, "you can watch another one."
Without missing a beat she asked, "Can I have lunch?"
Time: 10:23 a.m.