I don't know if you watch American Idol, but one of the contestants not too long ago, was a young man from my town, Eben Frankowitz. Here's a Youtube video of him and his audition. Anyway, we see this guy quite frequently in our neighborhood. The other day, he was in line right behind us at Subway.
"Mama!" my daughter whispered excitedly. "There's Eben Frankowitz!"
"That's nice," I said. I'm not really one to gawk at celebrities.
Then Mr. Frankowitz came to my daughter's elementary school (he used to be a student there) to sing for a father-daughter dance. My daughter was on cloud nine.
Then today, he was at the school again to make a PA announcement thanking everyone for their support. My daughter ran into him in the hall. She was all giggles. In fact, she was so giggly, she made Eben Frankowitz giggle.
"Mama," she said when she came home. "I made Eben Frankowitz laugh!"
Cool. I wonder if he'll remember that.