Today’s focus will be on replacing said with emotionally happy words:
“What’s that on your head?” he laughed.
“And you thought you were too short to reach the jar,” he joked.
“I should call you Buffy, with how you handled that vamp,” she jested, punching my arm.
“You can do it!” he cheered.
“What a beautiful day,” she sang.
“Oh, thank you,” she rejoiced, taking the coffee from my hands.
“You’re on smart cookie, yah know that,” he smiled then, before giving me a wink.
“Oh wow! They really did that!” the child marvelled, after Jim finished his side of the story.
“Don’t worry, grumpy gills, every things going to be fine,” she beamed, leaning forward on her toes towards me.
“Hey, stop that!” the little girl giggled, swatting at her older brother who continued to attack her with his wiggling spider-like fingers.
“No, I agree,” he chimed.