Category Archives: Conversations

The superhero gig is a high-risk lifestyle

In honor of the release of The Wolverine tomorrow, I present this conversation between myself and Boy Detective, back when he was three: Boy Detective: Wolverine’s mad because someone (indistinct) his beer. Me: Someone drank his beer? Boy Detective: Someone TOOK his beer. Me: Well that would make him mad, that’s for sure. Boy Detective: (indistinct) Me: What? Boy Detective:… Read more »

He knows his limits

   June 29, 2013    Comments Off on He knows his limits

Boy Detective: I never give up! Unless there are real live chainsaws. Me: That’s fair.

Oh yes, I married a lawyer

   June 26, 2013    Comments Off on Oh yes, I married a lawyer

Me: Oh, groceries, yay! Along with… a few bags of potato chips? C-Man: They were on sale, that is my defense. Me: That wasn’t on the list. C-Man: “Chips” was on the list. Me: So I need to be more specific? C-Man: I got you some non-barbecue ones, that is my other defense.

At Least He’s Honest

   June 1, 2013    Comments Off on At Least He’s Honest

photo by Flickr user mohdrais, under a Creative Commons license Me, searching through the smartphone box: Hey, you watched me put that little pin thing back in its bag, right, the one that pops out the sim card? C-Man: Um… no. Me: What? C-Man: I started to, and then I got bored.

Chewbacca speaks English as well as my 5 year old reads it

Boy Detective: I don’t like this book. Me: What? Why? What’s wrong with it? Boy Detective: I’m just not interested in it. Me: You haven’t even had a chance to find out the story. Boy Detective: But I was looking at it, and Chewbacca, they have him TALKING WITH REGULAR WORDS. Me: What? Give me that…. Oh. Okay, kiddo, on… Read more »