Waiting, waiting

Fainjin and I both have a cough and a sore throat at the moment. So we stayed home sick today, and had a quiet day together.

He played with his Lego, and watched me do the housework.  At one point he looked at me with his head tilted to one side and asked, “Why do you clean the house all the time?” as if he simply couldn’t see the point.  He did agree that it’s nice to have it clean and tidy, though.

By the end of the day, he was ready for some more exciting company.  “Where are Pearl and Babess?” he asked.

“Dad is picking them up and bringing them home,” I answered, and he immediately went to watch at the front window for them.  “Oh, sweetie, they won’t be here for at least 20 minutes!” I warned him.  He said he wanted to watch “just in case”.

A very short time later he came out to see me in the kitchen, a worried look on his face.  “I counted up to twenty…”

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