we went home
had family time
and then sent the twins up for showers.
And then I went up to tuck them into bed.
It was at the point at which I was sitting on Jack's bed reading Henry and the Paper Route that I glanced over at Justin who was apparently ignoring my reading in favor of reading his newly purchased book from StuffMart.
And then it hit me.
We. didn't. pay. for. that. book.
Just kidding. It wasn't his fault. He had been sitting in the cart the entire time in StuffMart surrounded by groceries, happily reading away. My head was in China and my mouth was making polite conversation with the cashier...
at which point we finished our grocery purchases...
and walked out.
You guys must understand...I am a rule follower.
I cross the street only in the crosswalk and only at the appointed time even.
I'm tellin ya.
Rule follower. That's me.
So today he and I drove ourselves right back to StuffMart with the
All was forgiven and she thanked us for our honesty.
And to think they are about to entrust two more children into our care.