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You all will understand ( i think )

I hearby officially tendering my resignation as an adult.  I have decided I would like to accept the responsibilities of an 8 - year-old again.

I want to go to McDonald's and think it's a four star restaurant.  I want to sail sticks across a fresh mud puddle and make a sidewalk out of rocks.  I want to think M&M's are better than money because you can eat them.  I want to lie under a big oak tree and run a lemonade stand with my friends on a hot summer's day.  I want to return to a time when life was simple;  when all you knew were colors, multiplication tables and nursery rhymes,  because that didn't bother you, because you didn't know what you didn't know and you didn't care.

All you knew was to be happy because you were blissfully unaware of all the things that should make you worried or upset.  I want to think the world is a fair.  That everything is honest and good.  I want to believe that anything is possible.  I want to be oblivious to the complexities of life and be overly excited by the little things again.  I want to live simple again.

I don't want my day to consist of computer crashes, mountains of paper work, depressing news, how to survive more days in the month than there is money in the bank, doctor bills, gossip, illness and loss of loved ones.

I want to believe in the power of smiles, hugs, a kind word, truth, justice, peace, dreams, the imagination, mankind and making angels in the snow.

So ....... here's my checkbook, my car keys, credit card bills and my 401k statements.  I am officially resigning from adulthood.  And if you want to discuss this further, you'll have to catch me first cause......"TAG!  You're it."

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