See, this is why I enjoy having kids. Things are never boring or predictable. I've BTDT with boring and predictable and found it to be very meh.
If you had recently lost a credit card (as Brendan had), and had just about given up hope of finding it (but were glad to see nobody had yet charged any liposuction procedures or a surround-sound system for the basement on it), and were going to call the credit card company today to have a replacement sent, where would you expect to find it?
Not in the sandbox, that's for sure! And yet, there it was.