There was a quiet negotiation going on in the back seat. I caught the words slowly but the meaning very quickly.
“So,” said the 5-year-old to her 11-year-old brother, “why don’t you ask for a basketball goal, and I’ll ask for crafts?”
Me to the 5-year-old: “You mean you want your brother to ask Santa for a basketball goal so you can have something else on your list?”
Her: “Yes, crafts.”
Me: “Crafts like material to create stuff, like at school?”