Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Casting stones....or snowballs.

Ok so I am at the park with my kiddos sitting and enjoying the much needed sunshine. When,out of the blue, I see snow balls landing within feet of us. Slowly, and ever so precisely they begin to creep closer and closer as if someone is specifically aiming for me! I turn to look up at my son playing and see what appears to be a little boy about 5 or 6 years old using the scope at the top of the gym to line me up as his target! Oh my gosh! Are you serious? Yep! Just about the time I noticed here it comes aimed directly at me followed by a shriek of delight shouting "CANNONBALL!" The first thought is oh what a cute precious little boy. He wants to play snowball fight. As time progressed I soon realized this little fart was not playing around! I had to plan a strategy. I had to get my armor and necessary equipment all lined up. Who does he think he's messing with anyway?? Some OTHER five year old!! Bring it little man! I casually shift myself so that I am just out of his reach with his pathetic little throws aimed at me. I look straight into his eyes and give him "the look". I sincerely thought he would begin to see how serious I was about doing nothing and this would definitely make him change his mind about messing with this old lady. NOPE! It just got worse! He jumps off of the jungle gym goes to the area where there is snow and then as I am watching in utter dismay, he walks straight over to the rocks and begins inserting them INTO the SNOWBALL!!! Oh my geez! R u serious?? Where the heck is this kids mom??? On the sidelines sitting and not doing a dang thing to this little booger from hell! Finally I get the courage to show this kid whose boss and I walk straight over to the snow. I grab the largest handful of the grossest, dirtiest, and hardest snow then pack it so tight it's like a ball of rubber bands by now. I get about a foot away and then BAM! Right in the face and I am laughing hysterically and shouting at the top of my lungs, jumping up and down like a child saying "OHHHHHH! WHAT NOW LITTLE MAN?!!" 

Ok ok maybe I just got up and walked away. BUT man, wouldn't it have been fun to do that?? Enjoy the SNOW!