Clever, Very Clever ~ BitterSweetLife

Sunday, January 13, 2008

Clever, Very Clever

I'm making some stove-top espresso while Aidan stands beside me drinking apple juice and rubbing his eyes.

Me, with a hopeful intonation: "Hey, are you sleepy?"
Aidan, as if retracting an off-hand comment that, on second thought, wasn't very well timed: "Never mind."

Sometimes I forget that I'm living with a 20-month old whose skills in diversion, pretense, and subterfuge are equal to those of Jason Bourne. Jason never seemed to get much sleep either, which also fits...

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Bernard Shuford said...

My kid uses "Oh, forget it..." in virtually the exact same fashion, and he just turned 6 on Friday...


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