Glorious Purpose

(scene opens in harried morning parlor)

Delta: (picks up sticky gummy hand, swings it around) Look mom! I’m armed! Armed and dangerous!

Me: Ha ha. You’re funny. Go get your shoes on.

Delta: I am funny. That was the only reason I was born, was to be funny. I’m humor personified.

Me: That’s a good reason to be born. Go get your shoes on.