We spent Saturday night with some friends in Folsom. Martin and Anna have two kids approximately our kids' age, so our suffering is nearly equal, and it gave us plenty to
For Dylan, the highlights never ended. Just the fact that we got to stay in a "hotel-house" was pretty fun, but it also had an indoor pool. Yes! and Yes! Also, we stayed in Old Sac, which, in about three square blocks contains nothing but restaurants, tattoo parlors, and candy shops. Dylan learned quickly that, because of the intense competition between "Candy Heaven," "Sugar High," and "Hey Kid, Want Some Candy?", the shopkeepers were pretty liberal with their free samples. I retaliated every sample by leaving both kids unattended in their candy-packed stores until their highs wore off.
And Regina? She kind of geeks-out at conferences, so I'd say that sitting in a convention center with other like-minded educators was, for her, loads of fun. But, seeing friends and family, eating awesome Pho, and having a never-ending supply of dirty martinis made her weekend a long string of highlights. And I think the rest of us were just good enough to get to tag along for her next conference. Fallon, NV, look out 'cause here we come!