For the Busy Business-Parent
Whimsical Bedtime Stories for Children of All Ages
To Every Story
|Hmmm... All right. Fair's
In that case...
I am hereby officially tendering MY resignation as a grown-up.
I have decided I would like to accept the responsibilities of an 8 year old again.
|I want to go to McDonald's and think that it's a four star restaurant. I want to sail sticks across a fresh mud puddle. . .
|. . . and make ripples with rocks.
|I want to think M&M's are better than money because you can eat them.
|I want to lie under a big tree and run a lemonade stand with my friends on a hot summer's day.
When all you knew was colors, multiplication tables, and nursery rhymes, but that didn't bother you, because you didn't know what you didn't know and you didn't care.
All you knew was to be happy because you were blissfully unaware of all the things that should make you worried or upset.
|I want to think the world is fair. That everyone is honest and good. I want to believe that anything is possible.
|I want to be oblivious to the complexities of life and be overly excited by the little things again.
want to live simple again.
I don't want my day to consist of computer crashes, mountains of paperwork, depressing news...
...how to survive more days in the month than there is money in the bank, doctor bills, gossip...
...illness and loss of loved ones.
|I want to believe in the power of smiles, hugs, justice, a kind word, truth, peace, dreams, love, the imagination, mankind, and making angels in the snow.
|If I were a grown-up...
I couldn't be a little kid.
If I'm a little kid
I don't have to be grown-up.
But wait...you CAN'T do that...
YOU'RE the grown-up...
And if you want to discuss this further, you'll have to catch me first, 'cause...