Write four lines of prose about: distractions.
Went to the gym this morning. Unfortunately the gym has many televisions and, even worse, most of them were tuned in to the miserable spectacle that was the American media's coverage of the school shootings in Connecticut.
Ended up coming back home feeling rather depressed. A long snuggle with Max helped.
I'm feeling especially grateful for him today.
"All right, think you can manage to distract the guards while I slip inside and help myself to some holiday spending money?"
"Not a problem, man. Don't you worry, we'll have their full and undivided attention for hours."
"We... hey, where did you get that baby?"