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Around dinnertime, I popped the dish into the oven and headed out to pull some weeds in the flower garden. Captain Earthquake was having a snack in the kitchen and I told him I’d be back shortly.

In the grand excitement of weeding, I kind of lost track of time. Needless to say, I was surprised when the Captain showed up suddenly.

Captain Earthquake: Mom! Dinner is ready. The oven has been beeping for at least fifty times.

Me: Oh, okay. I’ll come in and look at it.

Captain Earthquake: Okay good, because it has been beeping for a looooonnng time.

Me: It’s okay, I set the timer so dinner wouldn’t burn. Look at all the weeds I pulled while I was out here! I’m a crazy woman!!

Captain Earthquake: Yes, you are kind of.

Captain Earthquake: No offense.

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