Well the weather outside might be frightful (depending on where you live)

Spencer: Mom, I thought it was supposed to rain today.

Mom: Well, it said “scattered” thunderstorms so maybe we just didn’t get any.

Spencer: What does scattered mean?

Mom: It means it rained somewhere else but not here.

Spencer: (in his most genuine small boy voice) Like in China?

Mom: (laughing) No.

Spencer: How about Australia? Or Peru? (not pausing for breath)

Mom: (Laughing so hard I can’t even correct him now)

Spencer: OH, I KNOW! How about our nearest neighbor, Mexico?

At least I know he’s paying attention in Spanish class.Feliz Navidad - we're not dreaming of a white Christmas.

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