Scene: Sitting outside a lovely little French bistro on Sunday morning, overlooking Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, having a wonderful brunch. Avery has just announced that she needs to use the restroom, so Canetto dutifully gets up from the table and takes her inside to go. Many, many minutes elapse and they finally return.
Canetto (to Avery): "Now, remember...we're going to wait to tell mommy what happened until after breakfast."
Avery (immediately and loudly): "My headband fell in the toilet!"
Toilet accessories aside, we had a fun little getaway that involved seeing Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Reading Terminal Market, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Franklin Square, getting a Pat's cheese steak and spending an afternoon at the Please Touch Museum. (Is anyone else uncomfortable with giving a children's museum that name?)
And as always, every time I spend a few days in a city I want to move to one. I love walking everywhere and being in the midst of all the action. One day...you elusive urban lifestyle, you...