"I don't see why not."

At the end of the movie "Mary Poppins Returns," a reborn Michael Banks is taking a stroll with his family when they come across the Spring Fair. His kids ask him if they can go. He pauses and then responds, "I don't see why not."

What a delightful phrase. I have never used it, but there's something unique about it. It is a yes that is thoughtful, feels serendipitous, wants to seize the moment, is selfless, and is looking for fun. There are plenty of reasons that warrant a no. My daughters asking for a pony is a great example. But in the absence of one of those reasons, the response I will give from now on is, "I don't see why not."