So, the thing is, school is canceled tomorrow due to the smoke in the air–and it’s just as well. The lot of us are headachy with itchy eyes and the whole family is waking up and coughing like 80 year olds after a cigar and whiskey bender.
Which was unfortunate in a way, because I had planned to stay up all night and make ZoomBoy’s gauntlet.
But the more I worked on it, the more fascinated he became.
I mean, the original plan?
Was to have it in a box all finished, with some purple felt and package fill representing Thanos’s severed arm sticking out of the back.
“Do you want to glue the gems on?” I asked uncertainly. I mean, I’m supposed to be making it for HIM.
“YES!” He got so excited!
So, ZoomBoy has helped finish AND wrap his gift.
Because it’s cool.
Pretty much just like my fifteen year old son. Who stayed up until 1:30 tonight watching Close Encounters of the Third Kind with me so he could see the end of the movie–AND his birthday present at the end.
He’s sort of the best.
He’s the funniest, and the smartest and the coolest and the funkiest and the most awesome ZoomBoy a mom could wish for.
But other than that?