“No, thanks,” Randy responded. “I don’t need anything.”
“Oh, it’ll be fun. And today’s the biggest shopping day of the year!”
Randy sighed. He did love his family. But the thought of braving the crowds on Black Friday? Taking a nap sounded much more appealing.
But how to decline his seven-year-old’s request without disappointing her? THIS was going to be tricky. Then, Randy smiled as he had an idea.
“Sorry, Jill. I’d love to, but this year’s Thanksgiving post-food coma has knocked Daddy back. I’ll be with you in spirit. Have fun!”