A message is beginning to emerge.
We love you too, Daughter 2 (and the others).
In the evening, Cassie discovered the principle of the heat lamp.
As I may have mentioned, I occasionally watch daytime tv while doing some boring household task such as making soup. I quite like those antique programmes which involve auctions. Auctioneers' styles seem to vary: persuasive, formal, charming etc.
Today's chap was rather assertive. The bidding was slow. "Come on now!" he barked. Then a little later, "Now madam, make another bid - it's only money." And finally, "Only £80! Good grief!"