What makes it even better is that I should
have been at work.
You might be wondering, what good reason
does an adult have to be at a water park on a weekday?
1. You’re in a state of childlike
When did we become so serious?
Why is it more fun to discuss politics at
an expensive restaurant than to go on a water slide?
Kids are smart. They know what is fun and
they know how to be happy. A water park is the ideal place to learn from the
best. Stop being such an adult. Grab a rubber ring and head for the biggest slide
you can find.
2. You’re freed from your work clothes.
There, I said it. It doesn’t matter if your
suit’s from Walmart or Savile Row. A bathing suit is always more
comfortable—and you can get it wet. Isn’t it nice to get drenched and not have
3. You let go of your inhibitions.
You are never more real than when you’re
hurtling down a super-steep water slide.
You can’t be yourself. It feels great.
4. You can scream your head off.
On the scariest slides, you probably feel
It’s okay. You can. Nobody will think
Find the steepest slide you can, feel the
drop and start yelling.
5. At last, you win the water slide race.
Almost every water park has the slide were
5–10 people can race at once—and it’s always the heaviest kid who wins. But
now, you’re an adult. You are the heavy kid. You absolutely decimate the