Tomorrow IS a Day Away…unless today is tomorrow
|Youngest Crankette heading for the bus.|
Yesterday I was back in Pennsylvania for an encore performance of Grandpa Joe. Both Pa. Crankettes are now in school, first grade and kindergarten. Their parents, the teachers, needed help this one day to get the Crankettes to the bus in the morning. It was a very short sitting assignment, but I had to drive up the night before to be there in time to see them to their bus.
It was this morning that Connor, the kindergarten Crankette, asked me, “Is today tomorrow?”
“What? No, today is today, tomorrow is tomorrow, unless tomorrow was yesterday, then today is tomorrow.”
When I saw the glazed over look on Connors face, I realized there must be something more to his question.
“What happens tomorrow Connor?”
“We have gym tomorrow. I like gym”
“When were you told that you have gym tomorrow?”
“Miss Tina said we have gym tomorrow yesterday.”
“Oh, in that case today is tomorrow.”
“So when they say tomorrow, tomorrow will also be today?”
“Well, if yesterday they tell you gym is tomorrow, then the day after yesterday becomes tomorrow which is now today, while the day after today becomes the new tomorrow. Understand?”
“Can I have yogurt?”