We knew it was a possibility. We've been checking the weather all week for Flushing, New York. This afternoon it was final, the U.S. Open Kids Day would be cancelled. Brady has shed quite a few tears the last couple of days. My heart hurts for him. It's the thing he wanted to do most this summer. He has looked forward to it since this day last year.
I know there's always next year. But, next year is forever away for an eight year old. I also know that disappointment is a part of life. It's still hard to see your child disappointed.
That darn hurricane! This let down has made me realize that Brady has had very few disappointments in his life so far, and for that I am thankful.
So, I'm not sure what we will do tomorrow in its place. I've been trying to think of something fun we can do (indoors)...but haven't come up with anything. What could possibly top getting to see Roger Federer or getting Novak Djokavich's signature? Or getting to hit with one of the pro's racquets? Or clocking your serve speed? Hitting with one of the top juniors in the world? Or watching the pro's practice together? I just don't think anything is going to top that for Brady. Unless.....maybe......
We get a......
Ok, I'm just kidding. (Don't worry Eric, I really am kidding)
Well.....sort of. It is crazy to think of what you will do for your children.
You can read about our trip last summer to the U.S Open HERE.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
~Martin Luther King Jr.