Saturday Smile: It’s What’s For Dinner

The other day when I watched Kaiya, Mylee, and Cole for the afternoon, I brought them to their home following dinner. This was the same night that he requested that I draw a horse for him. It was nearing bed time when he sat down next to me on the sofa.

“Nana,” he said. “I’m hungry.”

I wasn’t surprised to hear he was hungry because he hadn’t eaten a lot for dinner.

“What are you hungry for?” I asked him. I might be able to scrape together a peanut butter and jelly sandwich or heat him up some mac and cheese in the microwave.

He was quiet for a few moments. Finally he spoke.

“Crab,” he said.

He was hungry for crab. Oh, wait just a moment while I run to the store and buy you some Dungeness Crab Legs.

I laughed out loud. And then he ran off to the kitchen. In a moment or two he returned. In one hand he had a package of cooked imitation crab sticks. With his other hand, he was munching on a crab stick.

How does this child come up with these notions? And he will always make me smile…..

Hmmmm. What could I ask for that will really flummox Nana?

Have a great weekend.

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