those were the good o'l days.
hey momma, this one's for you
and for old times sake.
the other day i took just bodhi out for an ice cream sandwich date.
it's been a long couple of months and i've been missing my kids
and feeling like i need to connect with them in a special time kind of way.
we sat outside of Lepp Farm Market and took turns with our little melty cookies and cream,
except i could only take bites like a baby - "not big."
if you've ever shared food with bo, you know the drill.
because we don't live far from Lepps, i decided to let bo put his booster in the front seat for the drive home so we could keep talking and hold hands. it's a real special thing we do sometimes.
almost as special as what transpired as we were driving.
we were driving past a hobby farm with a densely tree'd hill looming behind it.
bo: hey mom, guess what's in that scary jungle.
we both made scared big eyes.
bo: big. scary. monkeys.
with cymbals. that go "aah aah aah."
i died laughing and he loved that.
me: you know what else is scary?
my first thought was "dinosaurs" or "monsters" but i didn't want to give the sensitive kid nightmares so intead i came up with
me: girls. with short shorts.
bo: how about girls with cymbals that go "aah aah aah"
me: yes, bo! sooo scary!
we went on for a little bit more, shaking our heads and making more big eyes.
me: son, this might be the best conversation i've ever had!
bo: yeesh, scary stuff.
that's right. he said, "yeesh, scary stuff."