Electrical Comprehension

Charlie: Look, I’ll explain it to you.

Cassie: Okay.

Charlie: (with a bright and cheerful voice) First, we’ll do this…blah, blah, blah. Then we’ll have to strip this other piece, not the red one, the white one…blah, blah, blah. And before you ask, no…no one is going to get electrocuted…since I know that’s your biggest fear after puke and lightening. Then, we’ll put this in here…blah, blah, blah, and we’ll be done. All fixed. Get it?

Cassie: No.

Charlie: (condescending tone) I didn’t think so. Just have Dad explain it to you when he gets home. Getting you to understand is really more of a husband requirement.

Cassie: How do you know this, this electrical stuff?

Charlie: Dad told me.

Cassie: When?

Charlie: Last night.

Cassie: And you remembered all that?

Charlie: Of course. (Pause) It’s obvious that, um, you don’t get electrical…like, your mind doesn’t work that way. (Muttering as he leaves the room) Actually, I’m not really sure how your mind operates….

Cassie: I heard that. Total fresh.

Charlie: (calling back) Just ask Dad. I got stuff to do.

Cassie: Yea, but nothing electrical; no stripping wires, no stripping anything until Dad gets home.

Charlie: Oh, Mom……

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s