We all have different ideas of paradise, to some it may be sitting at home with the family playing checkers, and to others it could be taking in a rock show.

As a parent, I like to think that I have had some influence on what the kids in my life view as paradise.

With one about to be a sophomore at Tech, one about to be a freshman at SPC, and the other two in high school, my idea of paradise is a clean, quiet, empty house for more than thirty minutes a day.

Tonight however, I got a taste of paradise through the eyes of the oldest kid, ZZ (we call her lunch box), and I have to say she get's it....