Hello Dahl-ing.

Did anyone else love Roald Dahl as much as I did? 

My 5th grade teacher, Mr. Saffold, used to read to us

every day after lunch & recess.

We would storm in from lunch in a loud, sweaty mess

and he would have us sit around him on the carpet

as he read to us Roald Dahl.

He would use funny voices for each of the characters

and place agonizing pauses in the most unbearable of scenes.

He would spend twenty minutes transporting us

into the magical worlds only Dahl could craft

and our obnoxiousness melted into unbreakable focus & silence.

{What Miss Honey was to Matilda, so Mr. Saffold was to me.}

The BFG, Danny Champion of the World, James & The Giant Peach...

I just hope some day my kids love them as much as I did.

Or I may have to go all "Witches" on them and turn them into mice.

What was your favorite Roald Dahl story?

Stop by

my guest blog

at Jim's Mixed Grill today

where I kick off the Olympic festivities. His recipes are amazing...

and will give you a great resource for nights you want to outsource dinner to your grill master.

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