August 9, 2012
Carpenters 3 - Round 24
"Eh, nothing. I'm trying to look for some clouds," Ethan said, bored. "Our science fair project is going to be on the different types of clouds that can be seen."
Russell frowned. "But, I don't see any clouds."
"I know! That's the problem!" Ethan grumbled. "I think this is going to be hard!"
"Well, good luck, son." Russell said, walking towards the door.
Ethan glanced up at a spot in the sky & squinted. "What the f...."
"Dad?" Ethan asked shakily.
Russell turned around and saw his son huddled a few feet away. Safe!
"And so I saw this fleck in the sky and it came hurtling down! I barely escaped with my life!"
It's not that Rusty wasn't glad that Ethan was safe... but... he wished Ethan could shut up about it for 5 minutes. Everyone was acting like Ethan was a freaking hero, all because he'd managed not to get killed!
"Oh wait! There's one," Noah said out-loud as he swooped to catch a bug.