Published with NRS Duct Tape Diaries, August 26, 2019.
You know what’s easier than taking your kids on the river? Pretty much anything else you can do with them.
It’s easier to stay at home and let them watch a movie because it’s the weekend. Or simply turn the hose on in the backyard. It’s even easier to stay in the basement folding laundry while they create a new and impressive obstacle course which only involves knocking over a few breakable items including their sister. And none of those things are bad.
But you know what’s better than taking your kids to the river? Nothing.