Saturday, April 16, 2011

Passing the Blame

The other day there was a book on the floor in the family room. It was a chapter book from a higher shelf the kids really don't mess with. I said to the kids "who took this book off the shelf?"
Emmalynn said, "I didn't, it was probably Cassee."
Cassee said, "No I didn't, it was Adam!"
Adam said, "I didn't, Andrew did."
(Andrew is 10 months old and doesn't walk or stand by himself yet.)
Who do you think is obviously telling the lie? I had a feeling Adam took out the book.
If you're going to pass the blame, you'd better at least pick someone who can actually commit the crime!

3 comments:

Sally said...

well, it's not adam's fault all the other possible suspects had been blamed already! he was doing the best he could with what he had to work with!

Staceygirl said...

Poor Adam... not sophisticated enough yet to come up with a plausible alibi. Unfortunately, the other kids are, so he has to take the heat! My poor sister. My mom would always put the three of us in a room and tell us not to come out until the guilty person was ready to confess. I guess she thought the guilty party would feel bad that everyone was getting punished. We just bribed my littlest sister into confessing every time, but I doubt we ever delivered the goods!

Julia Cosper said...

That is too funny!