Little boys fascinate me. I mean really, truly fascinate me. They are fearless. Anything seems possible, and anything is worth trying. They are born with an implicit understanding that it’s easier to ask forgiveness than permission. If it’s fun, let’s make it dangerous. Loud is good and big is better. And if you can turn something small and meaningless into something big and loud and powerful? Well, that is really the ultimate victory.Well, of course.
Ms. Williford must have missed this great bit from the movie The Right Stuff where Alan Shepard is being asked if he is interested in becoming an astronaut:
So, it's not just little boys, you see.
As Ms. Williford's son gets old enough, I suggest Boy Scouts. Knives and fire are sometimes involved, which makes it even funner.