November 29th, 2010

hasui hirakawa morning

The future is now

This.
This morning she woke up at 6:00 and negotiated just one reading of Goodnight Moon before going back to sleep. ... I got to the end of the litany of things in the great green room, which reads, "And a comb and a brush and a bowl full of mush, and a quiet old lady who was whispering 'hush'" . . .

. . . and as I finished saying "old lady who was whispering," up from my shoulder drifted a tiny sleepy voice saying, "'Get offa my lawn.'"
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