I forget how this came up, but in the course of a conversation about all the crap we own as a family, Max wanted to know who actually owns the iPod he received as a Christmas gift.
Last week, Augie’s school announced that, instead of Halloween, it would be celebrating a “Fall Festival,” without costumes, which would not be allowed. The announcement was not surprising, given the trend to dial-back Halloween celebrations in public schools. But it prompted Augie to ask me “Why can’t I wear my Halloween costume to school?” Here’s […]
When he asks the question about traveling alone, he’s really asking something more like “how old do I have to be before I can buy a plane ticket and go to Hawaii by myself?”