Take one: Noah tries to bribe Merlin with a carrot, but then notices the basket with new books.
Take two. Disinterested in the carrot, Merlin decides wheatgrass is not very appealing either and takes off for the kitchen.
Take three. Noah apparently does not care for his new book, and neither does Merlin. He takes off again. I try to catch him, but fail, doing a belly flop onto the carpet instead.
Take Four: Curtis tries to coax rabbit and toddler out from underneath the piano.
Take five: Desparate for just one moment of stillness, we offer Merlin some applesauce, but he turns it down and tries to hop inside the Easter basket.
At this point the phone rings and I get called in to work. That is probably a good thing, because who knows how long this circus would have continued. Maybe we will have better luck next year.