Last night TheWeeOne and I went to a movie. We didn’t speak on the way home – it was late.
Pulling into the driveway, the engine stopped, and we rested briefly in the quiet. My ears hissed and echoed the freeway speeds like a small shell on the beach.
It’s so quiet here
She nodded and I filled the space again.
But, I guess I hear like, a hissing noise in my ears.
She gestured with her chin out the window wordlessly, paused for effect, and said
Silence has lots of sounds.