this will be fascinating when you are five

We walked to the park today. All the leaves have fallen at this point, and the ground was covered in thick layers of them. Crunchy and beautifully bright. I put Dylan down and dug my hands in. Look! I said, and I tossed as many as I could gather up into the air and watched them fall like snow.

Dylan had already taken off toddling towards the baby swings.