...from the kid.
First was the other night while we were watching
TV. I was lucky enough to be walking by J. and saw his reaction to
N.'s sudden question: "Mom, what is 'flirting'?"
I think I actually saw the white of his eyes all the way around his eye! Priceless.
second one was when she and I were watching the shuttle astronauts
getting geared up for the launch. As their helpers were getting them
dressed and equipped, one of them placed an orange-stick-like object in a
small pocket on the outside of the astronaut's suit upper arm area.
Her: "What's that?"
I start to explain that it may be a glow-stick, shark repellent or dye marker for use if they go into the water. "Tha--"
I get no farther.
suddenly turns to me, face all lit up as a thought occurs to her and
the space program just gets 1,000 times more wonderful in her eyes.
"Is that an OTTER POP?!"
I laughed and said no, I doubted it. But damned if it didn't sound like a great idea. Otter Pops in space!