“Guess what Mom?  I just peeled my eyes out!”

“You just peeled your eyes out… What does that mean?”

Holding a Lego guy in his hand he said, “I just kept looking for him until I
peeled my eyes out and he was there!”

Practicing my best Sherlock Holmesian kid-talk interpretation skills I reviewed all
of my clues…

“Ah ha! You mean that you kept your eyes peeled for him?”

“Yep, I kept my eyes peeled until I found him!”

Whew, for a second I feared he had watched some kind of LASIK surgery on the PBS channel…