Him - "Will there be food for you?"
Him - "You can't go til 9:00pm without food."
Me - "Yes, there will be food. The PTO is bringing in dinner."
or depending on the season or reason
Me - "I'll run out because I'm doing them on another night."
Him - "I can bring you something, if you want."
Me - "No, I've got it.
I'm not sure why this tradition has developed and it feels odd at times and then I stop and realize it's' nice to be thought of because it is a long day into night.
Thank you Two Writing Teachers for fostering this writing community and offering this challenge.