Hot Chocolate


[Scene: I’m standing on a rocky ledge with both girls and Butter the dog.  Meghan is above the ledge, refusing to come down to meet us.]

Me: You could be down here with your daughters and husband and dog.

Beta: That’s better than hot chocolate!

Alpha: Well… Hot chocolate is actually pretty good…



[The kids are watching “How To Train Your Dragon 2”]

“Hiccup looks like Uncle Sam.”

“… Oh, yeah.  A very young looking Uncle Sam.”

“Yeah, when he shaves.”