Mama Diaries

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Let's Go Fly a Kite

"Mama," my eight-year-old son said.  "I'm going to go fly a kite."

"I thought your kite fell apart last year and ended up getting tossed," I replied.

"It did.  I'm going to make a new one."

Okay.  I knew this was going to be interesting.

It was indeed interesting.  I went out to the garage about fifteen minutes later and discovered my son playing with his fishing rod.  At the end of the line was a paper dangled from the hook.

"Do you like my new kite?"

I looked at that thing.  "Does it fly?"

"Yeah, watch."

We went out into the wind.  The paper blew into the air and whipped around, just like a kite.

Impressive!  

22 comments:

  1. One thing that bubba definitely has, is logic! Plus he is very innovative. Great combination.

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  2. Fantastic!

    My hubs flew kites as a little boy and still loves them.

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  3. I want to watch Mary Poppins now!

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  4. I miss having a little boy who likes to invent things. Mine is grown. He is a computer science major and writes software. I guess that is inventing.

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    1. Yes it is. Just a different kind of inventing.

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  5. That's awesome. Little boys are great. My grandson is two and he loves flying kites. :)

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    1. Two is such a sweet age! And yes, little boys are great!

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  6. It's great that he can make himself happy without begging you to spend money. And now the song from Mary Poppins is running through my mind.

    Love,
    Janie

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    1. Haha! Sorry for planting that little ear worm.

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  7. Good for him! He is inventive for sure.

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    1. It truly is amazing the things he comes up with!

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  8. Damn song is in my head too haha kites can be fun, sounds like he made a great one.

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    1. Sorry. It's a payback for all the songs you stuck in my head!

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  9. That's awesome. We had fancy, expensive kites at the beach this summer and couldn't get one up in the air.

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    1. It's crazy how the simple things seem to work better!

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