Mom and Dad have been on M's case to read more. This of particular concern to Mom, as she spent most of her youth with her nose in a book. In his youth, Dad enjoyed books, but probably went for days and weeks - - especially as a summer-time 8 year old - - without picking one up.
A few days ago, Mom confronted M about why she doesn't read more.
M's response: "...I'm not the lazy type like you...."