" Welcome home!"

A confetti cannon popped in his face as he stepped across the threshold.

" You don't need to do that every time, Kirie!"

This was William's second year of staying with the Hondas over winter break.

" It's a special occasion," Robert called out from the other room.

" What's so special about it?" William asked.

" See, Dad called and said that the paperwork fi-"