March 29, 2009

Being a kid again

You remember when you were a kid, and it'd snow heavily on a school day, and you'd get all excited and giddy watching the TV in the morning in the hope that your school would close for the day, because that meant you could go outside and PLAY in the snow with your buddies?

Doing things like making snowmen, or having snowball fights, or constructing some elaborate snow fort with tunnels and rooms and shelves upon which to store your snowball arsenal for the forthcoming Battle Royale.

You would spend the entire day playing out in the snow if your mom and dad hadn't insisted that you come in for some hot chocolate, but that was OK because your nose was cold and running faster than Marvin Harrison on a deep slant pattern.

Dogs, when they see snow for the first time, get like that, too:

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