Thorn: Okay, Hyacinth, help me out here — what else should I know about handling your brother?
And so . . .
Hawthorn: That reminds me of a comic strip. Sir Cat is looking in his fridge at the leftovers and one of them is turning blue and
Dinner with pleasant conversation: success!
Thorn: Do you need any help with your homework?
Setting up your tech so the kids can watch a live stream of their dad’s big match tonight: success!
Watching the match: success!
Hawthorn: They didn’t sing it like that in the recorded version.
Hawthorn: Representatives from the Greenface Kingdom must protest this law. We can’t fly to safety like the Bird People can . . .
Thorn: Hey, kiddo, I know you’re allowed to play — just keep the narration down, okay?
Thanks for all the help! This evening went so much more smoothly once I started listening to you. You’re a good big sister.
Hyacinth: . . .