We order the usual for these parts — burger and fries — and settle into a game of Boggle then Connect 4 (our family classics) as we wait.
“I beat you, I beat you!” she chides when she wins a round.
She is getting into a silly mood, playing out of turn, so I sit back to write a little.
“I’m writing down what you say,” I warn her.
“Are you really?” She knows the answer, of course. It’s nothing new.