Danger Monkey, age 9: “I will never do chores again in a million years!” (giggling)
Me: “(laughing) Well, then I guess it’s time for a million spankings.”
Little Miss Thing, age 6: “Quick, run for your life!” (giggling)
LMT: “No, wait… run for your BUTT!”
Important lessons today:
1) Yes, you can make delicious Kung Pao sauce from scratch at home.
2) Be careful to not put in too many chilis, and definitely crack them open and take the seeds out first.
3) Do not… DO NOT… rub your eyes after cracking open peppers to get the seeds out.
Danger Monkey, age 9: “Daddy, do you want to help us build a fort in the living room?”
Me: “Sorry, kiddos. You get a snow day, but I have to work all day just like a normal day.”
Little Miss Thing, age 6: “Woo-hoo! That makes it even better!”
Me: “You’re welcome. I think.”