Jayce will turn 6 next month- so we have been asking him what his favorite part of being 5 has been. If you know Jayce well then you know that he remembers EVERYTHING! And I mean everything- even things that happened when he was very young- he can describe events in detail- or places- or people. Ross has this same amazing ability, to remember things from very early in his life- me, I have no memories! Just the ones I am making today- and they will be gone tomorrow!
This is what states was his favorite part of being 5.
"When I was 5 we lived in a hotel, and I got to see and use my very first bar of soap."
I sure hope he doesn't tell this story when hes an old man- I can see him telling his Grand kids "When I was 5 we lived in a hotel....."
The truth is this. When he was 5 we went on our first trip without our trailer- so we stayed in a hotel. He was terribly unhappy about the whole thing and he cried for almost an entire hour after we first arrived at the hotel. It was at the Excalibur in Vegas- on our way to California. As we tried to calm him down I ran a bath- and yes- it was there that he was introduced to his first bar of soap. And he was FASCINATED! I guess in this day of liquid soaps and body wash I had never had bar soap around- so that began his collection of bar soaps. He now has his own drawer in the bathroom where he keeps all the little bars of soap that he collected from that trip- and Ross brings them home for him when he travels!