No, he's right ... I'll never guess. A missing coat? Something the kids took and hid?? Money forgotten in his pocket ???
Ah, that's it ... this is the guy that allowed me a glimpse of that ten year old boy of yesteryear when I brought home ghost-shaped donuts one night in October. Love that man's youthful anticipation.
Tis the season and so for family night, it was tree trimming time cuz Dad came home with holiday the treats.
Ummm ... there was also a Muppet Christmas sing-along going on at the same time.
Afterward, Janie asked if she could share with us some songs learned in school music class. We all nestled in for what we expected to be Christmas carols but were stunned to silence by a riveting performance of "We Will Rock You" by Queen that brought tears to our eyes ... literally.
Until, Eliza insisted on her turn.
As my father would say, "We're into Christmas!"