Thursday, February 09, 2017
Marcus: Remember my new basketball, the one I deflated within two minutes of receiving it? (A Basketball for Marcus)
Marcus: Well, don't ever let anyone try to tell you everything has to be brand new to be fun. Old toys are just as exciting.
Taylor: Old? The basketball is only a week and a half old.
Marcus: Age is relative. For example, this old basketball has plenty of life left in it. Look at how much fun I'm having playing fetch with Jan.
Taylor: Yes, I've seen you two through the window. She tries to pick it up with the end of one finger because it's covered in muddy saliva.
Marcus: But look at what a great toy it is. Not only can I fetch it and catch it, I can practice my hunting skills on it too.
Taylor: It must be nice to have a toy that's so versatile.
Marcus: Yes, I love my old basketball. It's a bit ratty but it's easy to catch.
Taylor: A bit ratty? Have you noticed there isn't much left of it?
Marcus: No problem. Jan will buy me a new one when this one disintegrates.
Taylor: Somehow I doubt that. But if it makes you happy, dream on.
Marcus: Thanks. I always say we should be thankful for what we have.
Taylor: No, you don't. Jan says we should be thankful for what we have. She also says you should be thankful for all the toys you've had that you've destroyed.
Marcus: Hey, I never destroyed a toy in my life. Well, except for the bear with no eyes and no squeaker. And the beach ball I punctured in less than a second. Oh, and maybe the ...
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