I love the Helen Keller quote: Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all.
One day, my grandson Asher told me he wanted to do something he'd never done before in his entire life. He's only 5, so that list is probably longer than he realizes. He thought hard about what he could do that he had never done before. You could see the little gears turning in his busy brain.
He said this right before he started kindergarten. I think he wanted one last big bang moment before taking that humongous step into that giant school. He wanted something to mark that transition from boy to man, or at least from pre-K to K.
He got his adventure, but it was disguised as a big disappointment at first.
His dad was dropping off his sister, Ainsley, at pre-school and Asher went along for the ride. Suddenly, without any warning, the steering on...