Dinner Deafening

Me: (sticks head outside)

Me: “Kids!!! Dinner time!!!”

(silence)

Me: “Kids!!! Come inside for dinner!!!”

(silence)

Me: “Kids!!! It’s time for dinner!!!”

(silence)

(silence)

Me: (whispers) “It’s mac & cheese.”

Kids: (in the distance) “Woo-hoo!!! Mac & cheese!!!”