The Real Problem With Letting Go

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Letting Go

“Daddy?”

“Yes, Jilly?”

“Can we go to the carnival tonight?”

“Sure, honey.”

“Can you buy me a red balloon?”

“I think so. I think they will have balloons there.”

“They will but I want a special kind.”

“Oh?”

“Yes, I want the kind that doesn’t go into outer space if I accidentally let it go.”


Additional Conversations With My Daughter — Jilly Nines are here on Tasting Ants and other stories.