“Yeah, it seems kind of normal—seeing a moose on the playground, picking blueberries, seeing people walking around with guns. You know why they have guns? Bears.”
“Wow this is so pretty!”
“Yeah! I almost never get to see stuff like this! OH WAIT. Maybe I do.” —Joy
“I like the cereal I had for breakfast.”
“What kind of cereal?”
“…the kind I had for breakfast. Vanilla puffs. They helped my tooth get out.” —Apollos
“I like sunny days and misty days because misty days look cool and sunny days are fun. See that mist?” —Constantine
“I want to catch a fish for my dad. But any fish is not coming on my string.” — Isaac
Constantine: “We’re going to have crabs for dinner, Isaac!”
Isaac: “I don’t like crabs.”
Constantine: “They’re DEAD crabs!”
Isaac: “…I don’t like anything.”
“How’d you like fishing, Isaac?”
“I was scared at the end a cuz there was a lot of banging.”
“If there’s something you want you should whack it and then it will love you forever.” —Constantine
Clearly the kids were happy and goofy, and Alaska was, to steal Luke’s description, intoxicating. Chris and I agreed this was a very, VERY fun vacation.
Thank you, Amber and Luke, for your gracious and generous hospitality, and thank you, Mama and Daddy, for your air miles!! We had a GREAT time!! We miss y’all!
Maaaaaaaybe let’s do it again sometime!