What a great night I had last night. No, I didn’t have a date with a fabulous man. I didn’t have an amazing meal at a wonderful restaurant, either. Didn’t go out clubbing or anywhere else you’d probably expect me to be.
Believe it or not, I was at a school play.
My friend Marilyn has two little grand nephews who have to be the cutest kids you’ll ever meet. And that’s saying something, because when the maternal genes were being handed out, I must have been wearing a “Do Not Disturb” sign. “No Trespassing”. “Beware Of Dog”. “Stay Off The Grass”.
Don’t get me wrong. I like kids. I just never wanted any of my own. And, usually, after an hour with most of them, I’m ready to get back to the peace and quiet of my home.
Sorry. I’m just being honest. “Chacun son gout“, as they say. “Each to his own“, for the anglophones among you.
But these two kids. A different story, entirely. Whenever we spend time with them, I always say I’m taking them home with me. And I mean it. They are that adorable.
‘G’ is the eldest. He’s 7 and has always been a ham. Great personality. Not shy. And aside from his red hair