Joe and Grace

 “So, you think you’re right?”

“Of course I am. I observed his behavior, surveyed the area, decided what to do about it and acted before he could. What else is there?”

“The morals and ethics of the situation.”

“Oh that, you harping on that again?”

“Harping, harping, what do you mean by harping? Don’t you think we should be held to a higher standard?”

“Always can count on you to be my ‘Jiminy Cricket’”

“I resent that and I will not be your conscience. If you don’t toe the line, I’m not covering for you. Not again.”

“You always do”

“Well that’s going to change right now.”

“Where are you going?”

“To get some tea. You want something before bed?”

“Naw, thanks sweetie.”