Jason and I spent the week in Northern VA, putting on a number of speaking programs. Two nights were at the same venue. We love doing two-night programs! The second night is always filled with surprises. Last night was no exception. When the crowd started filing in, we were met by these two Adultitis-free spirits. Yes, they wore their disguises for most of the evening. The reminded me that we are definitely in the permission business!
After the program “Groucho Marx” came to our table and shared something that him and his wife would do with their kids, to liven up the family dinner routine. They would pull out a handful of kitchen utensils, like the potato masher, soup ladle, spatula, etc., and put them in the middle of the table. Each member of the family would get a chance to pick which one they wanted. For the entire meal, this was the only utensil they were allowed to eat with- no forks, knives, spoons, etc. Just a huge silly tool that brought tons and tons of laughter and memories.
Have some fun with this idea… I know we will!