Children are not created equal. When I was younger, I thought of children as personality-free vessels that absorbed the world around them and who grew into their differences. Now I’m beginning to really grasp just how different two young children can be.
I know, I know; I’m a slow learner.
Romilly wanted to go on the kiddie roller-coaster and dodgem cars (though was too little to do so), Ely wanted to go on the carousel and passed on a free dodgem token. Romilly loved the precision driving team and the Asimo demonstration, Ely gazed at the Arabian horses and drooled over all of the over-sized, stuffed toys available.
Luckily, there are a few things that impress all children: show-bags, cute baby animals, and giant, fiery explosions in the sky.