After rushing around (because I woke up late, ugh!) to gather all of the random detritus that the girls seem to need to go to school (backpack? check. lunchbox? check. bunny? check. juice? check. etc, etc, etc) we managed to pack ourselves into the car at 8:00am. The car radio was tuned to NPR, and the headline news was being read as I turned the car on, and as I tempted fate trying to pull out of my parking spot, trying not to get hit by a speeding gravel truck, Gryphon exclaimed:
"PIRATES?!?!?!?! What?? FOUR pirates??!!??!!??!! Do they have SWORDS??!!??!!??!!"