The other day I was trying to get Finn’s attention. He was sitting in a chair staring off into space. I can’t remember why it was important for me to interrupt him but nevertheless I did.
“Finn,” I said for the third or fourth time.
“I’m off duty,” he replied.
“Really?” I said. “What exactly does that mean?”
“I’m just not doing anything,” he said matter-of-factly.
I kind of wondered what being “on duty” meant for him but I didn’t inquire further.
I’m sure he was repeating what one of us might have said when we were in the middle of something and attempted to “pass the baton” so to speak.
“Talk to Mommy. I’m off duty.”
Would I say that?
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