Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Cup of Tea

Cup of Tea

One day my mother was out and my dad was in
charge of me.

I was maybe 2 1/2 years old and had just recovered from an

Someone had given me a little 'tea set' as a get-well gift
and it was one of my favorite toys.

Daddy was in the living room engrossed in the evening news
when I brought Daddy a little cup of 'tea', which was just

After several cups of tea and lots of praise for such
yummy tea, my Mom came home.

My Dad made her wait in the living room to watch me bring
him a cup of tea, because it was "just the cutest thing!"

My Mom waited, and sure enough, here I come down the hall
with a cup of tea for Daddy and she watches him drink it

Then she says, (as only a mother would know... )

"Did it ever occur to you that the only place she can
reach to get water is the toilet?"

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