How To Break Your Parents

Be fairly well-behaved for 35-65 months. This is a long con; you have to be patient.

Wait until you’re all in one hotel room.

Step 1: get the giggles at bedtime.              DSC_0483

Step 2: Ignore their stern admonishments. Continue to giggle and play.DSC_0482

Step 3: Pretend to listen just long enough that they get in their bed. Then start giggling again.                                                        DSC_0481

Step 4: Ignore good cop/bad cop act. Ignore bribes. Ignore threats of no ice cream, no more pool, long naps, child labor, no more donuts, no more vacations. DSC_0480

Repeat for next 2-3 hours.

– Bert & Duke