Mountains out of mole hills

20 May

In case you haven’t heard, the NATO summit has taken over Chicago. Dignitaries from all over the world are meeting amidst the skyscrapers of downtown and those of us that live here are on red alert.

The protests might get out of control.

Terrorists might try to attack.

The firefighters and police are on stand-by.

Helicopters are circling the city.

People are staying home from work.

“Don’t go near the city unless you need to.”

Traffic is supposed to be a nightmare.

And so far, with all that warning, with all that hype, the biggest conflict we’ve seen involves a 17-month-old little boy that doesn’t like his carseat and who can’t be consoled. Not even with goldfish crackers.

Let’s hope that Henry’s tantrums are the worst drama of the week.


2 Responses to “Mountains out of mole hills”

  1. Joan Bleakly May 20, 2012 at 6:35 pm #

    He’s just practicing to be TWO years old! That’s “tantrum city” time……Henry’ been reading the book and HE knows…..

  2. Joan Bleakly May 20, 2012 at 7:59 pm #

    I was just watching the Chicago protests on the evening news. Maybe Henry is picking up “protesting” thru osmosis from whatever is in the Chicago air this week-end. Some of the protestors are acting like two year olds.

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