My mom looked at me for a few heartbeats then turned and grabbed the scissors off the counter. Then she rummaged through a pile of stuff in the Art Corner and pulled out some pieces of paper.
Snip, snip, snip…
Then the squeak of a permanent black marker.
Finally, some Scotch tape.
“Voila,” said my mom, “crowns for everyone!”
She tied a blanket around my shoulders for a regal robe. We placed the crowns on each and every one: Ernie, Bert, and Kermit. Now I was suddenly in a magical kingdom.
I ran and sat on my throne. I placed my Royal Subjects around me. Dad, my Royal Photographer, took a picture.
Now I was ready to rule…