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The Medal Round

Two kids are sore today.

Likely the fault of our having no TV. And their having half a Saturday to kill.

Because what resulted was a wad of homemade, solid-paper, gold and silver medals and an announcement from the second stair that the 2013 Home Olympics would be taking place in five minutes.

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They’d each chosen a country to represent and then taped to themselves some semblance of its flag.

And so while she’s kickin’ it for the Stars and Stripes.

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He’s givin’ it up for Greece.

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In the first round, after he tumbled in the Hallway Hurdles, she pranced to an easy gold

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But his surprise victory in”Who-Can-Sit-Still-The-Longest-Without-Saying-A-Darn-Word?” shook things up a bit.

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He’s feelin’ it now.

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Push ups. She got him.

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Sit-ups, the same.

But he smeared a few kisses on her that she couldn’t combat…

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And then rounded up a toot or two while she was holding his feet.

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It was a tie on the Single-Foot Hop.

A tie in “Better-Not-Laugh-Or-Even-Shake-Your-Shoulders-Like-You’re-Laughing”–she laughed; he shook.

And an all-around gold for the fam, as we WAHAAAAwed a few more times than we might have any other Saturday night.

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