Kids say the funniest things. You really never know what is going to come out of their mouths and most of the time it catches you off guard. Travis has a great sense of humour, you don't see it until you get passed his reserved front but after you'll get lots of laughs with him. Alyssa has inherited his wit, and I am so glad! It keeps us laughing a lot around here.
The other day we were driving Travis to work. We passed Queens Park Cemetary- you may remember that on another occasion it started a very heavy and intense conversation about death, dying, aging, afterlife etc. Really that 4yr old has a lot of serious questions. This particular day though Alyssa sees the Cemetary and says "Hey! that's where you go to die!" I explain that when you pass away you are buried in the cemetary. "What do they just cut you up into pieces and put you in a hole?" Alyssa says. "No" I say "After you die you can chose between getting buried in a really pretty box called a coffin or you can be cremated and your ashes are put in a fancy jar called an urn" Alyssa replies "Oh, well you certainly wouldn't fit in a jam jar!"
Travis and I got a good laugh.
Since Aly felt like she was on a roll she made faces and said silly stuff to Emerson beside her in the back so the two of them were in hysterics. Once we all stop giggling Alyssa says "Laughing is funny and tickles your heart" Serious cuteness.