Nia sighs and slides her feet into reliable rubber boots.
Thalia, Hen’s greatest ally, grabs a ball and its launcher with excitement for distraction and play.
Calliope finds a compromise. “Okay… a quick trip around the yard… and a bit of toss and fetch now... Field trip after our call at eleven.”
Never mind your happiness; do your duty.
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
~John D. Rockefeller