While Sora was in the Philippines, she got (for next to nothing) a genuine pearl necklace, something I’ve been wanting to buy for her for years. This morning, she was dressed for church, and I was admiring her while Ezekiel and Naomi ate their oatmeal for breakfast.
“Wow. Those pearls look great on you,” I said. “I should buy fewer model cars and more jewelry.”
Ezekiel, hearing this, looked up with a puzzled look on his face and asked, “Why?”