And he has been patient. He rarely complains that our time together has diminished so much in the last couple of years...actually he is probably grateful that I am so busy. Half the time lately I am the last person he wants to hang out with!
Tonight after getting the "little ones" to bed, I asked Dominic if he wanted to play a game...not just any game...but RISK. Basically you have a board with a map of the world on it. Each player is a different army that is trying to claim all of the territories. I am not very good at this game. Dominic is pretty close to being a genius in my opinion, and is VERY good at it! I am a very competitive person though, which makes me want to run for the hills when HE asks ME to play.
I would have much rather played cards...Rummy perhaps? Now that's a game in which I can beat the pants off of him! But this time wasn't about that...I had to remind myself as he was slowly invading every territory I owned...grrrr! He does get together with some pretty good Risk-players once in a while, so I figured I was giving him practice for playing against them!
He was so kind at the end of the game to shake my hand and say, "Good game!"
Then we set this up to give an idea of how the game went...
Dominic loves it when he realizes that I'm about to blog about something.
He's asking to start his own blog...hmmm...
In the spirit of Thanksgiving...I want to Give Thanks to the Lord for Dominic. He is an amazing son.
I LOVE spending time with him when we are not frustrating the h*** out of eachother, even if he is kicking my butt during a board game!