Our seven year-old is home sick today.
While I'm checking email in a chair in the corner, she's curled up with a book on the bed.
Just a moment ago, she turned to me with the sparkly glimmer of a new-found idea and said, "Daddy, you can hear this sentence. You can hear it in your head." Then she read the sentence to me: "Listen to the applause." She listened. I listened.
"Can't you just hear the clapping," she asked.
The book was alive, as only books can be.
Sometimes sick days are good days.
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