116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
On a recent Saturday I was grumping around, listening to loud music and cleaning house. In the midst of cleaning I heard a loud rickety noise followed by kids yelling, etc. Someone was on our street making that racket! I went back to cleaning and grousing but didn't stop to see what it was.
My husband got home about a half-hour later with groceries and he was smiling. I turned down my music and asked him about the noise. Then I heard the noise again. He smiled and said 'Its kids playing outside” Of course, kids playing! Between the weather and COVID-19, there has not been much fun-having in our neighborhood. We both went to the door and watched them.
They were having so much fun! Laughing and squealing and playing! Kev and I watched them about 15 more minutes then I got back to cleaning. Ugh! But I didn't turn my music back on. Instead, I listened to the 'noise” and I got done surprisingly fast. I was putting away towels in the bathroom and passed the mirror I was smiling!
I want to thank the kids for the loud and fun Saturday they shared with any of us that heard and really listened! I look forward to hearing and really listening to the next great day!
Our hearts go out to those that have lost family and/or friends during this difficult time.