The song is going down into DeJong folklore. The "inlaws" wrote a song for Hilary when she joined the family to explain what she was getting into. One of the verses is, "Games and games and games and games and games and games and games...."
Well, I'm hear to tell you that a new generation is joining in. Jon who use to play with cars every other hour of the day is now obsessed with games. Just walking around the house I found
Yamslam in the kitchen...
and Monopoly in the living room.
For the first year, he begged to write a Christmas list. My kids have never been into this before, but Jon was so excited this year. He got out pen and paper and sat down and carefully sounded out Ticket to Ride. Then he paused. and thought. and called his brother and sister over to help him come up with more to add because he was stumped.