geo: "ok, why?"
me: "ed just got really sick..."
ed: "wahhhhhhhh... waaaaaaahhhhhhh"
geo: "Ok, here... wait, I have an idea."
(geo takes off)
(dad strips ed, takes 'em to the kitchen sink for washing)
(zebra on scene... take'en care of ed while dad cleans mess)
geo: "Ok, ed, ed! Mom, push ed's chair over here"
geo: "Ok, ed, you pick... whichever one you want is fine - I want you to feel better."
George has arranged all ALL of his Christmas presents in a row and is inviting poor sniffling ed to take his pick so he'll feel better.
(~snif~ he can be such an angel)