Monday, February 15, 2010

You say tomato, I say...

Originally posted at the former Chicago Moms Blog on Feb 15, 2010

You say tomato, I say...

019 Recently my children sat around the kitchen table, building skyscrapers with new blocks we won on a giveaway. Towering above her head, my 4 year old stared up at her creation and proclaimed,

"I made the Serious Tower!"

Giggling over her obviously childish description, her older brother (aged 7) indulgently said,

"Silly goose! It's the Series Tower!"

I barely controlled my snorting laughter as I corrected them both with,

"No, no, no. It's the SEARS Tower."

Sighing over his family's inability to get with the times, my eldest son (age 10.11 years) shook his head at all of us,

"You GUYS. It's the WILLIS TOWER. Geesh."

I despise the changing of the guard and the altering of the names of landmarks. Especially when my children can stay on top of things better than I...

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