I watched the Dallas Cowboys beat the Miami Dolphins 24 to 20 this afternoon, too.
American football is very different from soccer. (C)
I helped Mom and Grandma make bread for our flight back to Japan.
Mom says it's hard to get good whole wheat flour in Japan. (S)
After dinner, Dad turned off the TV. (C)
And Mom asked Grandma to watch the bread in the oven. (S)
Dad asked Sally and me if we would help him finish his thesis. (C)
Mom said we don't have to help him write or draw pictures and graphs.
But we can listen to him, and ask him questions. (S)
And tell him our opinions. (C)
Dad has to concentrate. (S)
So we'll have to be quiet while he works, sometimes. (C)
And help Mom with the housework. (S)
I think we'll have to do more chores. (C)
If Dad finishes his thesis by November, we can stay in Japan another year. (S)
I think I'd like that. (C)
-- Sally and Colin