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Showing posts with label I wish I was a child again. Show all posts
Showing posts with label I wish I was a child again. Show all posts

Thursday, January 12, 2012

I wish I was a child again

1. Decisions were made by saying "eeny-meeny-miney-mo”.
2. "Race issue," meant arguing about who ran the fastest.
3. Money issues were handled by whoever was the banker in "Monopoly”.
4. Catching fireflies could happily occupy an entire evening.
5. It wasn't odd to have two or three "best" friends.
6. Being old referred to anyone over 20.
7. It was magic when Dad would "remove" his thumb.
8. It was unbelievable that dodge ball wasn't an Olympic event.
9. Having a weapon in school meant being caught with a slingshot.
10. Nobody was prettier than Mom.
11. Scrapes and bruises were kissed and made better.
12. No shopping trip was complete unless a new toy was brought home.
13. "Oly-oly-oxen-free" made perfect sense.
14. Spinning around, getting dizzy, and falling down would cause giggles.
15. The worst embarrassment was being picked last for a team.
16. War was a card game.
17. Water balloons were the ultimate weapon.
18. Taking drugs meant orange-flavored chewable aspirin.
19. Ice cream was considered a basic food group.
Older siblings were the worst tormentors but also the fiercest protectors.

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