Me: “We are NOT going to the beach today. It’s too darn HOT!”
Bubby-1: “Daddy my fish just died…”
(Other Bubbies and Sweets gather)
(Enter tears and sad background music)
Me: “Kids, put your shoes on…”
Sweets: “Are we going to the BEACH?!”
ME: (resentful nod)
Bubbies and Sweets: “Yaaaaaayyy!”
Me and Sweets were sitting looking out the back porch.
Sweets: Daddy want to play I Spy?
Sweets: I Spy with my little eye something that is green…
Something about letting your kids smack a Lego off your head reminds you that the most enjoyable and fun times are often the simple ones…