Monday, January 5, 2009
As I sit here on my comfy sofa I am listening to Abe and the kiddies playing "Adventures". That's what they call a role playing, fantasy game. I think "Adventures" sounds nicer than "Dungeons and Dragons". This is a game that I lack the creative juices to appreciate. I don't understand it. Abe has played games like this with his brothers for many many years. Not many years AGO, mind you. They still play at every family reunion. I've stopped fighting it. I don't get it, but whatever. Occasionally I hear them playing and I interject an idea. For example: someone suggests freezing whoever is on the other side of the door.
Clark: How do you know it is not a friend?
So I say: Well if you freeze them, then it won't be permanent. They will melt.
Abe looks at met like I'm an idiot--He says, "Honey. . . this is the freeze of death"
Oh, pardon me. I thought this was all make believe. Why couldn't it be a freeze that is only temporary?
Or one time Abe says, "someday I really want to play a character with his own dragon".
THIS IS IMAGINARY!!!!! Have a dragon if you want one!
Like I said- I don't understand. But they love it.