and this is why:
Let this be a lesson to all you reckless Monkey-in-the-Middle Players out there!
(Four children [one extra child whose parents entrusted him to my care while they went out of town] – one parent [Colin’s at a conference]) + two hours in the ER on Saturday + the rest of the weekend wrangling and ferrying kids hither and yon by myself = no time or energy to write.
Single parents of the world I salute you. You all deserve medals.
(Nicholas is o.k. No obvious fractures. We’ll follow up with an orthopedist in a week).
P.S. Oops. I wrote this before checking my phone messages late last night. The first one said we should come back to the ER as soon as possible to have Nicholas reexamined as he may have a fracture after all. The second one said we should call the orthopedic surgeon as soon as possible.
To be continued…