The Rules for Taking TurnsThe Rules for Taking Turns
Can You Do This?
“Ha! That was easy,” young Raphael proclaimed. “Can you do this?”
Master Splinter rose from the floor of his room and walked to the door, sliding the screens apart ever so slightly. Peering out into the dojo, he observed his eight year old sons playing a game they’d made up, aptly called ‘can you do this’.
He rarely let himself be seen by them as they played their game. His presence made them self-conscious, each vying for their father’s attention. Master Splinter liked to watch them play as brothers, none of them attempting to show off for their father.
Raphael planted his palms on the floor and lifted his legs into the air, walking forward on his hands before flipping back onto his feet. Fists on his hips, Raph grinned expectantly at his brothers.
“That’s even easier,” Michelangelo sang out, mimicking his brother’s maneuver and even