Category Archives: Family

Getting To Yes

   November 17, 2014    14 Comments on Getting To Yes
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I’m not sure he quite gets how this trick is supposed to work… Boy Detective: You love me, right? Me: Yes. Boy Detective: And you like me, right? Me: Right. Boy Detective: And you’re eating right now, right? Me: Right. Boy Detective: Give me a dollar. Me: No. Boy Detective (aggrieved): Awwwww, man! Me: Nice try, though. Thanks to C-Man… Read more »

A Boy and His Fortune Wookiee Have A Chat

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Overheard from the front seat, where I was driving along minding my own business… and only Boy Detective was in the back. Or so I thought. Boy Detective: You can’t just say you want to invent something and have it happen. It takes lots and lots of stuff. Fortune Wookiee: HGNRL! Boy Detective, skeptical: How could you make a magic… Read more »

The truth comes out

   July 8, 2014    11 Comments on The truth comes out
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Me: It’s so interesting to me that you always want breakfast right away when you get up, these days. Boy Detective: What do you mean? Me: Remember how you never used to be hungry first thing in the morning? It took you quite a while to be ready for breakfast. So you’d go off and build Legos or whatever? Boy… Read more »