Jim Huggins (jkhuggins) wrote,
Jim Huggins
jkhuggins

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One wonderful evening ...

I think last night was one of the best nights I've had in a long time.
  • Eating a grilled chicken sandwich, while the kids enjoy chicken nuggets, and I swipe a few of their fries.
  • Shooting 39 at mini-golf.  (5 bogeys, 2 aces.)  While my son thoroughly enjoys himself by walking down the course, putting his ball next to the hole, taking 5-6 strokes to get it in the hole, then triumphantly shouts "I win!" ... on each and every hole.
  • Admiring the number of young, obviously dating, couples enjoying the golf course.  And remembering how much I love my wife as we compete and chat and walk together.
  • A chocolate mint shake with Reese's Peanut Butter Cups mixed in.
  • And all of this on a clear September evening, with the outside temperature hovering right at 70.
Every now and then ... it's nice to escape the drama that is Real Life.  And it can be so amazingly simple.

I'm going to savor that memory for a long time.
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