Tuesday, March 04, 2008

The Hiking

Daddy, I wanna go hiking like you. I got my packpack on.* I ready to go.
Dad: Sure thing, little buddy. Just be back before it gets dark.
Caleb: Okay, Dad.

[Five to eight minutes later]

Mom: Hey... where are the boys?

Caleb and an accomplice were later apprehended approximately one block away from the VanDorsten household. Said Caleb, "The-hiking-we-will-go. I'm hiking to Chuck E. Cheese!"

*Entry 11 from the 2008 Unabridged Calebese Dictionary:
packpack (PAK-pak), noun: a backback or any container with straps that can be flung across one's shoulders.

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