"What, why?" I asked, seeing my peaceful plans of eating leftover Bunko candy while ignoring the children going right out the window.
"Veteran's Day, remember?" he said. "You should remember."
|Larry won't sell his soul for this.|
Larry made a face. "That's not necessary," he said.
"Why not?" asked Susie, disappointed.
"It's demeaning, waiting there for a free food hand-out - that's not what our military service was about!" he told her.
"But, Bloomin' Onions!" insisted Susie.
"Hey," I told Larry, who looked annoyed at our youngest's willingness to sell her dignity for a free treat. "This website says that World of Beers is offering a complimentary draught beer to veterans tomorrow."
Larry's frown disappeared as his face lit up. "Really?" he said. "Now that's cool!"
Apparently, every man does have his price.