Thursday, October 11, 2007

Mind Reading

At the dinner table Andrew and I were discussing how our days went. Andrew was telling me how he kept doing embarrassing things all day long. He pondered aloud why that was.

"It's probably because you mixed two cereals for breakfast this morning," I answered.

Andrew stared at me and with spaghetti nearly spilling out of his wide open mouth he asked, "How'd you know?" He closed his mouth, chewed, swallowed and continued, "You were sleeping when I had breakfast..."

I have my way of knowing these things and although Andrew is pretty good at cleaning up his own messes, he isn't perfect. After teasing him for a little while about my supernatural powers, I let him on to my secret, "There were two clips sitting on the counter this morning."

Later on in the meal he mentioned that we should play some classical music for Rachel to fall asleep to. For the past few nights we've been using Primary songs, so I figured classical music would be a good switch. After dinner I selected a CD and brought it to Andrew to get his approval.

"Hey!" he said when I showed him the CD, "You chose classical music! That's so cool because I was thinking that we should put some classical music on for her."

"You told me that we should put some classical music on for her," I corrected him.

"Oh, did I say that out loud? Those were inside words*...they must have gotten out," he said, "For a minute, I thought you really were psychic or something!"

I'm not, really--just observant, I guess.

*at about 2 minutes into the clip


  1. I think you are married to one of the strangest people I've ever heard of... ???????????????????????????

  2. i am sooo happy my kids have an Uncle Leron!!! (Sorry Uncle Leron if you read this, but....licking the plates clean???

  3. Hi kids ~~

    We love to see the pictures and movies of Rachel... She is sure a cutie!! Thanks for keeping us in the loop!

    Great Grandpa and Great Grandma

  4. "There are two types of words; inside words and outside words. inside words stay in and outside words come out, and [I guess that] time an inside word popped out. Gobble gobble."
    -MAD TV Comedian on George W.