Monthly Archives: October 2010

reason #23: hard drives all the way down

a recent gchat with the boy, in which I try to convince him that I need the fancy online carbonite backup service: me: have you heard of carbonite? I just heard their ad on pandora and for the first time … Continue reading

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reason #21: another epiphany

While downing the last of his nachos from the Treehouse: Boy: “It would suck to be a cook and work behind a hot stove all day.” Me: “Are you experiencing empathy?” Boy: “Empathy hurts.” And, after a few more nachos … Continue reading

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reason #20: an epipany

The boy’s on day 3 of a nasty cold. Driving to Safeway for more orange juice: “You know, I’m on board with physician-assisted suicide. Seriously, I could be talked into that right now.”

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19: damn pelicans

We started The Pelican Brief tonight, and got about an hour and a half in when the boy lost all patience. “That got way too complicated when they started talking about pelicans.” — Boy

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reason #18

The boy likes bowling. And he especially likes bowling on $1 Mondays — which fill up fast. He did warn me that he would be leaving at exactly 8:50, but his clock is two minutes slow, so I thought I … Continue reading

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