At dinner last night, the kids were sort of playing with their food and making a bunch of meaningless noises - each of them lost in their own little bubble. So, Christina tried to get a conversation started.
Christina: How was your day, Ian?
Me: Good, but a little stressful. I had a lot of deadlines today.
Joelle immediately dropped her fork and tuned in. With wide eyes and a look of astonishment, she turned her head toward me and said, "You have dead lions at your office?"