tomorrow is a Friday . . . but a Friday without school here in columbia, SO the kids and i are headed to the übercool CITY MUSEUM and each kid gets to invite one friend. [a mom trick that always serves us well . . . though it doubles our numbers, it is significantly easier and happier to parent my own kids when they each are partnered with a friend instead of a
tycho: 'i know! i think i'll invite uncle parker'
me: well, uncle parker [note to readers: bald-ish bass player in video at this link] probably can't come since he's a teacher and in kansas city they probably DO have school tomorrow.mom, again: well, since uncle jim is in kansas city but the city museum is in st. louis, that might be a little far for him to come [note to readers: 4+ hours]tycho: but, mom, duh, uncle jim has a CAR!mom: yes, he has a car, but it's kind of a long way AND we're going on a friday, so uncle jim is probably workingtycho: uncle jim has a JOB? what kind of job?mom: uncle jim is an artist, but an artist who uses a computer
tycho: a computer??. . . <aarg> that is SO CHEATING!