Eli returned a second time, desperately wanting to share the details of his argument with Cameron but I was too interested in Agnes Towler to pay any mind to my son and so I shushed him and threatened consequences if he came down again. We heard no more from Eli. But there must have been harsh words spoken, because this morning Eli got out of bed early, before anyone else. (This is extremely rare for Eli. He is the child we most often have to drag out of bed.) He wrote this note to Cameron:
I did this to show you that I care about you.