Other Matters: “Hey”

Best moment of the day, ten minutes ago: Coming to the end of a long bicycle ride, I passed a church playground not far from the house. A boy of about three ran out of the mass of children on swings and jungle gyms and yelled, "Hey." "Hey," I replied. "Can you go home?" he said. "I'm going home," I told him. "Can you get your girl friend and come back and play?" She was tempted, but she had just put a pie in the oven. … [Read more...]