Photo by Lisa SjolundJeff and Bob are in the station wagon on the way home from Trader Joe's.
"So. buddy? Did you want to go to the library later? I think your Wookie book is due."
Silence from the backseat.
"Bob? Can you hear me?"
"Yes Daddy, I can hear with my working ears that work."
"If you can hear me asking you questions why aren't you answering me?"
"Sometimes I'm just too busy."
"But Pal, you're just looking out the window."
"Daddy? I have a lot going on."