A great piece by my dear friend ClaudiaJustSaying…..
Aging & Attitude
We had been to the beach in the morning, a barbeque in the afternoon and now we were walking to the Town Green for the fireworks. Mr. Wonderful spies a stone wall spot wide enough for two fannies, and inquires of the boy sitting next to his family, “Are these taken?”
The space is available; we sit and attempt to get comfortable on the hard rock.
The kid has a sour face and being a Grandma, I poke him with my elbow and say in a friendly way, “You don’t look happy.”
“I’m bored,” is his response.
“What’s wrong with being bored?” I ask. “It isn’t an illness; people get bored, great ideas are born in boredom.”
His perplexed look is memorable, not rude and I continue talking. “How long have you been bored?”
“A few minutes,” he mumbles but sits up, straightens his back.
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