Get out of bed, brush teeth, gargle with Listerine. Wonder if the latter is really necessary, but killing 99 percent of germs can't hurt. Get dressed. Consider taking allergy pill, decide to wait and see.
Place bowl of cereal in front of 2-year-old son. Watch son promptly fling spoon onto floor, where dog licks it enthusiastically. Son reclaims spoon, puts it back in bowl. Grab spoon and bowl, throw out cereal, get clean bowl and spoon, start