I didn't love scrabble until last night.
I rushed in tired. dropped my bags and books. grabbed a yogurt and a cookie.
sleep, sleep. please! sleep!
but next to me my brother sat alone. quietly arranging. rearranging. playing against himself.
and the draw of the words. of the order. the simplicity. drew me.
and so we sat. forgetting the world. ignoring the 6:45 ams. and the deadlines. and responsibilities. and appointments. and played. not against. but with.
smiling. laughing. congratulating. reveling in the challenge. the construction. the collaboration.
scrabble. wooden tiles and a board.
today I love it.