Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Wordy Wednesday #53

In public, the kid is far too reserved to try such a stunt. Around family, though, his true nature shines through. And by "family," I have to include the Kiwi Hasbeens, of course. We were at their house for a spur-of-the-moment barbecue. Stuffed to the gills, we were sitting around chatting about this and that after the younger kids had gone off to play.

Eldest sat on the outskirts of the adult circle, whinging from time-to-time that he wanted to be a part of the conversation. And so he joined in.

Napkin Boy
I really shouldn't be this proud, should I?

6 comments:

Anne said...

I think you should absolutely be proud. He is demonstrating confidence in himself. He is extremely comfortable with a group of adults and that will serve him well as he gets older.

Janet said...

i don't know why that made me think of Cardinal Richelieu.
Yes, you should be proud. I was completely cowed as a 12-year-old, in any setting.

MamaGeek @ Works For Us said...

I say, hellzyeah. Everybody loves a confident, fun-loving, good-hearted boy!

D... said...

Yes, you really should be that proud! Love it!

Momisodes said...

Aww. Now that's using some creativity! I'd say you should certainly be proud.

Tricia said...

Oh yes, you should be beaming. I love it!

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