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Hoosier Musings on the Road to Emmaus

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

It is a sign of the Apocalypse?

Tonight was eerie at our house. Why? Someone purporting to be our nearly 12-year-old son
  • came home from school with tomorrow's homework already done, and worked ahead.
  • volunteered to set the table "all fancy, like in culinary arts class." This meant extra dishes (bread plate) and flatware (two forks), and cloth napkins folded properly.
  • helped clean up without grumbling.
  • elected to turn off the brand-new video game and read in front of the fireplace instead.
  • voluntarily trotted off to get a shower without being asked, even remembering to wash his hair.
  • went to bed on time-- actually, a few minutes early-- without argument or delaying tactics.
I'm not sure whether I should count my blessings or ask for ID.

5 Comments:

Anonymous Mark J. said...

Just take it!

October 11, 2006 11:49 AM  

Blogger Dawgdays said...

Hey, can I get one of those?

October 11, 2006 1:41 PM  

Anonymous ppolarbear said...

Demand ID

October 11, 2006 6:05 PM  

Blogger Reverend Ref + said...

I wonder ... couldn't be birthday time now, could it??

October 11, 2006 8:40 PM  

Blogger Tripp Hudgins said...

He's twelve. The question should be "So, what's her name?"

October 12, 2006 11:17 AM  

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