Friday, December 1, 2017
Sick Until Friday
My 6-year-old son and I were on a pedal boat. I felt motion sickness coming on. I told the kid we’d have to pedal back to shore, that I was feeling sick. The next day, my son said, like me, he got sick from the boat. He proved it with a few lung-shattering coughs and a sniffle. Then he told me he’d have to miss the first week back at school. He assured me, however, that he’d be better again on Friday afternoon -- just in time, miraculously, to play on the weekend.
My 6-year-old son and I were on a walk to the park when we came across a couch someone had placed in front of their house at ...