Tomorrow, the Band family rises at dawn and heads to New Jersey – I know, it’s always the glamorous locations.
What compels us to wedge ourselves into a car and be subjected to the bickering of teenage children in the backseat for five hours?
My son went off to college and, rebel that he is, joined the Equestrian Team. That means on weekends, when he should be drinking beer and sleeping late, he is rising at dawn, dressing in jodhpurs and riding a horse around in a ring. Maybe we should be worried.
I guess that’s what college is for.