the men from the boys

So we’re at the beach. Liam has a shovel and begins to dig.

Husband: are you making a sandcastle?

Liam: Nope. Digging a hole.

Husband: Just digging a hole? No castle?

Liam: Nope. Just a hole.

Husband: What about a tunnel?

Liam: Nope.

Husband: Who just digs a hole?

Liam: Me. I just want to dig a hole.

Husband: But why?

Liam: Because. It’s going to be a really deep hole.

And there it is. The difference between men and boys isn’t necessarily the price of their toys. It’s why you dig.