As in I recognize the lifeguards there.
And not just the pretty ones, but even some of the guys.
I'm there so much because as a stay-at-home dad with a three-year old, there's really not a better way to
But today, with my wife and son out of town, I went to the water park by myself. Granted, there isn't a lot there for a guy in his
I made my way to the kids area since that's where I'd be most likely to see any friends of mine, picked out an empty chair and proceeded to read.
Every now and again, I'd look up and while the people were different, the scene was the same. Parents laughing and playing with their kids.
Pure joy. (Not the dish washing detergent, the other kind.)
It got to the point I started watching the parents playing with their kids more than I spent reading. It's rare, for me anyway, to see so much unbridled joy.
Then I came home to find out one of the Cubs' two best pitchers (who we need healthy so we can trade him) was injured.