Ari and I were sitting outside talking about his upcoming half birthday.
“Can we have cupcakes after lunch and after dinner?” he asked.
“We’re just going to celebrate with cupcakes after dinner on your half birthday.”
“Can we go apple picking like we did on my birthday?” Ari asked.
“Apples aren’t in season,” I replied.
“But I liked picking apples on my birthday. What can we pick?” he wondered.
“There’s nothing to pick,” I responded. “Nothing is really growing yet.”
Ari looked at me with big eyes. “Nothing?!!?”
“Not yet. Soon, but not in time for your half birthday.”
“What about bars? Can we pick bars?”
I burst out laughing. “Granola bars don’t grow on trees, silly.”
He smiled, knowingly. “Can we eat bars then?”
I suppose granola bars would be better than cupcakes for the morning part of his half birthday…