The Things They Say
Strong Seven.

“Mommy, she always says when you cool down-your heartbeat will slow down to a slower rate. But I always feel my heart- and it beats just as fast as ever. Mine doesn’t slow down, Mommy.”

While “walking” to an exercise movie, commenting over his shoulder to me. The walking pace changes. It is “supposed” to be the cool down. He has his hand on his heart. A puzzled look on his face. It’s just not true, you know. He’s been “testing” it every day.

The Things They Say