An incomplete list of places where I felt grateful that my kids were no longer little this summer

  1. Airports
  2. Airplanes
  3. Layovers
  4. Baggage claim
  5. Rental car counters
  6. Carnivals
  7. Fairs
  8. Amusement parks
  9. Car shows
  10. Flea markets
  11. Antique shops
  12. Swimming pools
  13. Rivers
  14. Lakes
  15. The ocean
  16. Swimming holes
  17. Hikes
  18. Walks of any kind
  19. Bike rides
  20. Cars
  21. Coffee shops
  22. Fancy restaurants
  23. Crappy restaurants
  24. All the restaurants
  25. Movies
  26. Life
  27. Planet earth
  28. Universe