Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Wit & Wisdom of a 6 Year Old

Toby: Do you have a band-aid finger?

Me: Yes I do.

T: Why?

M: I cut it.

T: By a knife?

M: Yes, with a knife.

T: That's the danger of going too fast.

M: Yes, yes it is.

This exchange was followed by a sneeze from said wise boy who then proceeded to announce "HEY, I BLASTED SNOT OUT OF MY NOSE!"

Parenting - the great adventure.

I'll keep you posted!


Sunday, January 04, 2009

beach walk friend

The blessing it is to have a friend to whom one can speak fearlessly on any subject; with whom one's deepest as well as one's most foolish thoughts come out simply and safely. Oh, the comfort — the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person — having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together; certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.

I'll keep you posted!