Month: March 2007

If a Tree Falls in the Forest…

Dad: If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is around, does it make a sound? Ethan and Alex (immediately): Yes! Mom: But how do you know? No one was around to hear it. Alex: Because the person who cut the tree down would know it and other trees make sounds….And besides, even…
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Kangaroo Pin

It was a very warm day yesterday and Ethan (the self-proclaimed ‘Snow Tiger’) was wearing his black hooded sweatshirt all day. When asked why he wouldn’t take it off, he pointed to his brand new Kangaroo pin which Auntie Viv had affixed to his sweater in the morning. Ethan: “I don’t want to take off…
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You Never Know When They’re Listening

Alex at dinner: “In the words of Uncle Pat at last dinner, ‘This dinner needs some Peanut Butter and Jelly’!”

Trained Professionals

Dad: “Boys, what’s going to happen if you don’t listen and get ready for bed?” Mom: “Oh that’s not going to happen, right guys?” Ethan: “Right. We’re Trained Professionals.”

At least he gets it

…after something ridiculous Mom: Ethan, what world do you live in? Ethan: Uh, the world in which you command me? Mom: good answer.