Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Dinner Conversation

Last night, the fam had dinner out. Before the food arrived, the five-year-old was drawing a picture on the back of her menu, when her dad asked a question.

Dad: "Will you draw me a Pegasus?"

FYO: "Yes, but I have to finish my drawing first."

Dad: "Do you even know what a Pegasus is?"

FYO: "It's a mythological creature with wings that looks like a pony."

Dad: " . . . "

Dad then turns to the seventh grader, and they launch into a conversation about federalism and the split of power between the federal and state governments.

What am I doing during all of this?

Making pretty patterns with the sugar and artificial sweetener packets.

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