The Offer (I’m Glad) I Didn’t Refuse: Fun With Abby 1.2

“Okay, then,” Mary said while reading the map of Kings Island to get her bearings. “Where does everybody want to go?” We were all huddled together just inside the park entrance on International Street. The kids, fortunately, knew nothing of the amusement park, sparing us the back-and-forth of three opposing opinions. They quietly stood there… Read More The Offer (I’m Glad) I Didn’t Refuse: Fun With Abby 1.2

The Offer (I’m Glad) I Didn’t Refuse: Fun With Abby 1.1

The three-hour drive to Kings Island was barely underway when a little voice from the back of the van cried out to its mother. The little voice was Maggie’s. What she said nearly threatened the entire day: “Mom. Abby’s only wearing flip flops.” The reactions were as varied as they were predictable: Mary cried out,… Read More The Offer (I’m Glad) I Didn’t Refuse: Fun With Abby 1.1

The Offer (I’m Glad) I Didn’t Refuse: Fun With Abby 1.0

Abby’s formative years were a bit of a roller coaster ride. She started out as a tiny badass with Dark Side of the Force leanings, doing and taking what she wanted. After months of work, Maggie eventually managed to tame her little sister into a much better playmate. The results were actually pretty good as… Read More The Offer (I’m Glad) I Didn’t Refuse: Fun With Abby 1.0