Thursday, March 28, 2013
Spring Break and Angry Birds
Here's a snippet of past conversation I had with my beloved nephew, Jeremy (featured with me in this picture. He's also the mischievously chocolate-faced gem near the top left of my blog.).
Jeremy to Auntie Robyn: Are you good at knocking stuff down?
Auntie Robyn: All the time, sweetie. All the time.
Satisfied with this response, Jeremy tells Auntie Robyn to watch him play Angry Birds, kills a few, and hands her the game. Now you try.
Auntie Robyn aims and fires the sling-shot with aptitude and confidence.
Jeremy: You're not so good at it.
Auntie Robyn, laughing: You're right, honey. I'm not so good at it.
Jeremy, a bit disillusioned: What are you good at?
Auntie Robyn thinks for a moment: Well, sweetie, I can say the alphabet.
Jeremy looks unimpressed but remains proud that he can beat Auntie Robyn at this and all other games he likes to play.
Jeremy is now waiting for Auntie Robyn to visit so he can repeatedly defeat her at Angry Birds. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to turn him onto Ants in the Pants (Not to brag, but I sometimes get lucky at this one). Angry Birds remains his favorite game. So wish me luck!
This is to say that I'll be away, maximizing auntie-nephew time, this coming week.
To all those embarking upon the A-Z Challenge, good luck and have fun with it.
I will post for IWSG if I'm able -- depending upon time and Internet access. I'm sorry that I might miss out; we'll see.
Happy Easter and a meaningful Passover, as relevant.
Be well! I'll see you soon.