conversations with hank

Me: (backing slowly out of Molly’s room) Good night, Ms. MaGoo. Enjoy your sweet dreams on the Island of Bedfordshire. (closing the door behind me)

Hank: (following me into my room and closing the door, speaking softly) Mom?

Me: (selecting my pajamas) Hum?

Hank: Where did you learn about Bedfordshire?

Me: What do you mean? Doesn’t everyone know about the magical Island of Bedfordshire? If I close my eyes I can see it now.  I am about to set sail myself and I suggest you aren’t too far behind, unless you’d like a ride in my boat.

Hank: Mom, seriously, where did YOU learn about it?

Me: I didn’t learn about Bedfordshire; I invented it.




Me: So you like wrote that story.

Me: Yes.

Hank: That, is so cool.