Wednesday, April 15, 2009

conversations: Josiah

So I was having a conversation with my two year-old brother Josiah today and I happened to ask him how old he is.

"Two. EIGHT!" he told me.

"Two?" I asked.


"You're eight?"

"Yes," he said confidently. "Eight."

When pressed further about birthdays and when he actually turned eight, he changed the subject.

Later, while discussing the merits of a lighter and how he couldn't turn one on, he told me he wanted the fire.

"What do you need the fire for?" I asked him. "What are you going to set on fire?"

He thought about this. Then, apparently pleased with himself, he said, "The table!"


quact said...

Hence the phrase, as appears on everything, 'keep out of reach of children'.

Good initiative though. I'd assume the table is wooden, and so would make a nice fire :).

Jessica NicDhòmhnaill said...

LOL! Aren't little brothers the awesomest things since ticky tack???


Tiph said...

@James: Yeah, it's true. Nothing is safe in this boy's hands!

@Jessica: They ARE. I love him to pieces. :D

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