today i took some of my middle school kids to a theme park. three girls rode over in my car, singing to my adele cd.
suddenly, the girl in the front seat turned to me and said, “do you climb?”
“errr, yeah… i do like to climb, actually… why?”
“you just look like an outdoorsy kind of girl.”
“why is that?”
“your chocos, your watch, your climbing bracelet…”
“that bracelet is from africa. it’s not a climbing thing.”
one of the girls in the back, sporting mark jacobs sun glasses, piped in, “it’s true. you look outdoorsy. it’s not my look, but i think it’s cool.”
even after cutting 8 inches off my “hippie” hair, my kids seem to think i’ve still got some crunch.