- Graham crackers
Except I couldn't make it til noon and as I caught a glimpse of myself in the mirror--hunched over a spy novel, unbrushed hair, chocolate on the tip of my nose, SITTING IN THE BATHTUB WITH NO WATER IN IT--I realized that I would have to call in the Big Guns.
144 minutes of peace, brought to us (ME) by the day that would live in infamy forever. 353 Japanese war planes--including 50 Nakajima B5N Kate bombers armed with 800 kilos of armour piercing bombs--and 6 aircraft carriers: that's about the fire power you need to reduce an 8yo boy to quiet introspection, or at least shocked awe. Whatevs. QUIET. Write down, as it could prove handy one day.
Tomorrow: The Longest Day (177 minutes). If he watches it twice, that's a work day right there.
Other kids go to camp for spring break, or Maui, or Mexico. Mine goes to hell and back and lives to tell the tale.