And then March arrives. To other families, March means basketball and spring. To us, it means Cub Scout Pinewood Derby. Thus, it is in March when having a dad who works in automotive design is a very good thing.
Presenting the Flag boys' derby entries for 2009:
Son #1: Bobsled/Soapbox racer
Son #2: Speed Racer
Son #3: Space Shuttle
And the mom of this family? She's still stuck on being grateful that Checkered has a job at all.
Postscript: We've been notified that two of our boys will win design awards. One will NOT. You know, I am against the design awards altogether. My plan? Take one meeting. Hammer some wheels into a block of wood. Send the cars down the track. See which cars still have wheels at the bottom of the track. Go to Dairy Queen. The End.