Sunday, March 7th 2021
AT RISE: Dad is laid out on the floor of the living room with a pulled back. Kids are doing stuff and mom comes out of the kitchen.
MOM: Well kids, daddy’s back is out, so he can’t cook tonight. Maybe we’ll order Chinese takeout.
KIDS: [Shrug.] Mmm. [Disinterested.] Sure.
MOM: [Raises tone.]. O-o-o-or… [Pause] *I* could cook!?
KIDS: [Jump up.] Takeout! Chinese takeout! Ooh yes, Chinese please! Yes please!