I imagine you’re wondering why I’ve called all of you here.
E: Hey dad, you want to hear me recite the Preamble to the Constitution? ME: Sure. E: [recites the Preamble word-for-word, only a little bit haltingly] ME: Wow. E: Did I get it right? ME: […]
From time to time when he was younger, and occasionally still now, E has struggled with the concept of personal space – you couldn’t violate his, but he could get all over anyone else. So […]
We’re big fans of Fiona the Hippo, the adorable superstar of the Cincinnati Zoo, at my house. Little C knows her as “the baby hippo”; E just likes to watch watermelons tossed into the hippo […]
I know a lot of you are sick to death of hearing about Pokemon Go, but let me tell you, if you have a kid who’s accustomed to sitting on the sofa to catch his […]
ME: I’ve finally figured it out, buddy. Your little brother…he’s pretty much Indiana Jones. And you…you’re Daniel Jackson. E: Daniel Jackson? Dad, what are you talking about? ME [in a deep voice]: I will explain […]
You know, son, back in my day, anime was wide-eyed folks doing good and occasionally forming up into giant robots… ME: So…wait a minute. It’s called Yo-Kai Watch because…he’s actually wearing…a Yo-Kai…watch? E: Yeah, dad. […]
E and I played a Tuesday night game of checkers, during which he told me he wanted to introduce some sort of “battle” element to the game. After we finished our game, I fired up […]