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51. Disappearance of a Lego
Mike was having a beer in the living
one evening while watching a football game. His
-year-old son Rob was playing with Legos on the
. "Hey Dad, bet I can make one of
Legos disappear," Rob told his dad. Mike was
half paying attention to his son since his
team was playing. "Uh huh," Mike absent-mindedly answered. "
! I made it disappear!" Rob said proudly. Mike
his son what his secret was. "A magician
tells," Rob said while tapping his nose. Mike
his shoulders. "Guess, Daddy. Guess!" Rob encouraged.
guessed the Lego was in his son's pocket.
was wrong. Then Mike guessed that the Lego
in his son's sock. That too was a
guess. Mike gave up. "It's in my nose,
!" Rob proudly declared. Mike spit out his beer
rushed to look up his son's nose. He
't see anything up there. He went to the
junk drawer and took out a small flashlight.
looked up his son's nose again. He still
't see the bright yellow Lego piece. "Are you
it's up there?" Mike asked his son. Rob
. "Does it hurt?" Mike asked. Rob shook his
Mike didn't want to stick anything up his
's nose to try and take out the mini
brick out. He was scared he would push
Lego up higher and hurt his son. "I
we have to go to the hospital," Mike
his son. Rob looked scared. It was a
drive to the hospital emergency room. Mike felt
the most negligent dad in the world when
told the triage nurse the reason for the
. "My son has a Lego stuck up his
nostril," Mike said in a low voice.