Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Favorite Son Saga: Can You Get Out of Bed?

The Favorite Son: Against the Current
ME: Can you get out of bed?

THE FAVORITE SON: Yeah. (Not moving.)

ME: I know you didn't take a good shower last night. First, you didn't use the wash cloth and . . . can you get out of bed, please?

THE FAVORITE SON: Yeah. (Not moving.)

ME: And, second, the towel you used to dry off was filthy. That means there was still dirt on you when you finished your . . . can you please get out of bed?

THE FAVORITE SON: I'm waiting until you get off. (Not moving.)

ME: Get off what?

THE FAVORITE SON: I'm waiting until you get off whatever you're talking about.