Extensive hip flexibility from years of vaulting over baby gates.
The ability to repair holes in sheet-rock flawlessly with plaster and sandpaper.
Knowing it is more fun to play with rice and beans than to cook them.
Memorization of every glass repair shop’s phone number within a sixty mile radius.
An uncanny ability to decipher the source of a noise from great distance.
Possession of a highly trained limbic system acquired over nearly two decades of daily training. Go ahead. Try to startle me.
A mastery of skepticism.
The joy of acceptance.