It’s dinner time. Vivian, a.k.a Princess Squirm-a-lot, is doing her pommel horse routine on her chair.
She hoofs me mid-performance, plops down facing me, and grins, all while chewing her burger.
I return her smile.
“Stop sitting sidesaddle,” I say.
Vivian looks down at her legs and back at me. “Mary sat sidesaddle.”
I scan the address book in my brain, searching for a woman named Mary who rode a horse.
Donkey. Manger. Virgin. Got it.
Then, without thinking, I say this:
William, oblivious to the previous interaction, graciously reroutes the conversation when he tells us how fast a Peregrine Falcon flies when it swoops down on its prey.
It’s Whiteboard Wednesday, so I ask:
What bizarre things have you heard or said recently?