Waxing Poetic…via four year old.

After work we went to get our Jeep back from  Shaughnessy and Adam. And of course, secretly visit with Theboy.  They live in a beautiful little neighborhood where you can walk two blocks and there’s an ice cream shop.  We headed off to have a little dessert and spend a little time hangin’ together.

Theboy had the best best best time of all of us. I’m certain. And he wore the evidence.

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When we got home we stood on the sidewalk talking and he walked over to the steps and sat down…then he stretched out backwards and looked up at the sky.  I headed over there and sat next to him in the dark.  This was our conversation very slightly paraphrased as I had to go by memory.

He said: I’m lookin’ at the sky (he says quietly)

Stretching out next to him in the dark on the cold sidewalk I said: me, too.

tb: and the trees

me: me, too.

tb: whoa, that was a big bus. 

(a bus drove by and made a very loud noise)

me: that WAS a big bus 

tb: the trees are really big….

me: yep. The trees are really big. 

tb: I don’t like to eat the big trees.

me: do you eat a lot of big trees?

tb: no. only the little trees.

me: you eat little trees?

tb: yeah. they’re green. they’re REALLY REALLY green. Only they’re BROCCOLI…

(he’s kind of grinning a little as he says that)

I look over at him in the dark and I say: you know what, Boywonder? 

tb: what?

me: You are the best part of my day.

tb: You know what, Babe?

me: ::melting:: what?

tb: I love you.

long beautiful silence while I take in how sweet this boy is. Then:            

 tb:  uh…I just farted.  

laughed pretty hard there.  Gotta say.

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I’m spending the day cleaning and enjoying the beautiful day.

Running later…yes, a very short run.  I got zero sleep last night so for sure a short nap to recharge and then…a short run.

Lots of ice, Advil and stretching the achilles. It actually feels pretty good today!

Gotta run…

2 Replies to “Waxing Poetic…via four year old.”

    1. Hilarious, right? Ha. He cracks me up. Run was good. Hard with the wind and coming off being sick. I feel very out of shape. But I don’t care I guess because I got to move.

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