“Mommy!! I caught one! I caught one!!!” Alyssa yelled to me from the yard. She was almost dancing.
“Caught what?” I asked. With her, it could be anything from a butterfly to a lizard.
Not at all what I had expected. “Oh. Good!” I said back to her.
She stopped dead and gave me the look. She always sees right through me.
Her hands went to her hips. “Its a red leaf. You know. A lucky red leaf.”