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Witnessed brothers' Thursday morning pajama adventures.

by ADHDean on June 13, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Along my drive to work, I pass a number of homes where kids live and play. As a result, I'm always careful to slow down and wave. This morning I was treated to the sight of two towheaded brothers astride their bikes. Both wore their pajamas, and both were grinning and enthusiastically returning my greeting. Childhood and all its wonder...


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