This evening, my middle child came into my eldest’s child’s bedroom to speak to me. In the middle of her talking to I remembered that I had to ask hubby something; it was very important.
Me: Hubby! Hubby!
Me: (to kid) Does Alexa work up here?
Kid: Yes, you can use the TV.
Me: (grabbing remote) Alexa, make an announcement.
Kid: You have to hold down the mic.
Me: Alexa, make an announcement.
Kid: You have to turn on the TV first.
Me: (turn it on) Alexa, make an announcement.
Kid: The TV isn’t ready yet.
Me: (waits) Alexa, make an announcement.
Kid: You weren’t holding down the microphone.
Me: Alexa make an announcement.
TV: What’s the announcement?
Me: Ask hubby to…(forgot for a moment AND lost air) xkksjk skjkksks skskskksk
TV: (inaudible muffled, smokers’ voice sounding lady).
Kid: I just peed in my pants; it was simple instructions and you managed to not follow them.
….And I forgot, the Alexa is outside anyway.