Thursday, October 13, 2011

Bad News For Your Fantasy Football Team

Broken finger.

The cast is on for three weeks, and no flag football for another 1-2 weeks after that, so his season is over. He can play hockey as soon as the cast comes off, though, as long as he tapes the finger to protect it (since it will be inside a glove).

His mom took him for the x-ray, and when he called me, he was crying so hard he could barely talk. But when he walked in the door forty-five minutes later, he was smiling. "Three weeks," he said. "Let's get it over with."

No misery. No pouting. We had lots of fun last night, and we made up a list of all the things he normally doesn't get to do during the school year because he's so busy. We're going to work through that list over the next three weeks.

This morning, he had a big smile on his face when he walked out the door. The Enthusiasm Engine moves forwward.

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