Christmas morning. Of all the days, hell, of all the portions of days on the calendar, this is probably the day kids look forward to most (with the possible temporary exception of the afternoon on the last day of school). The anticipation, the merriment, the copious of amounts of toys, games, and candy, and the guilt-free nature of the unabashed materialism of it all makes it the best day of the year for a kid. If I interviewed 100 kids, I’d bet that 95 of them would tell me that Christmas Day is their favorite day of the year with 3 kids choosing their birthdays as the best, and one weird, fat kid who likes Halloween above the rest.
And then there’d be that one totally bizarre kid who didn’t choose any of the above and instead marked the day he went to Water World each year as the most awesomely excellent circled date on the calendar hands down, case closed, argument over.
My name is E Dagger, and I was that kid. Continue Reading »