Occasionally, the bubble performers bring their giant bubble wands and create enormous bubbles during sunny afternoons. We’ve always missed their performances before so we paused to watch the bubbles float and melt away in the Indian Summer air.
A toddler came running over, waving her hands in excitement and paused in front of a stream of iridescent bubbles. Entranced. It wasn’t just the children who delighted in the spectacle. Just about everyone who walked by paused for a glimpse and the reminder of pure joy and childhood.
Mr. N was briefly intrigued but then decided there were more other interesting things in the park like the geese and the Aussie that was illicitly playing fetch behind us twenty feet away off-leash. Little Dog was very good and held his sit stay despite bubbles popping by his head and the Aussie.