B: Why do I keep getting sick? Does the virus come along and say, “Hey, he looks good. I’ll eat him,” and jump on my head? Me: Um…something like that.
J: What do you call a cow with no legs? B: Steak. J: No. Well, yeah. But no.
B: It’s okay when other people [...]
B: Why’s it called Star Trek? J: Because they’re trekking through the stars. B: What’s trekking mean? J: I…don’t know.
Blake and I were walking out of the library. B: There was eyeball sticking out of the ground back there. Me: I kind of doubt that. Would you like to go back and show me [...]
The boys were arguing about whether Blake had told Jack something. Since I heard Blake tell him, Jack lost this round. B: Jack, you have horrible memories! I…don’t think that’s what he meant to say….
Blake’s playing a game and yells, “I have the power!” à la He-Man. Suddenly, I don’t know what year it [...]
Blake walked up to me holding his finger. I couldn’t see any cuts, bruises, or marks. B:Mama, when I push on my finger it hurts. See? I see him push. I don’t see it doing anything. Me: Then stop pushing on it. Now he’s happily playing Minecraft. Because the only reason his finger was hurting [...]
I dropped Jack off for 4-H Forestry judging practice, then Blake and I came home and sat down with a bag of potato chips and a Garfield DVD. B: Did you check to see if these were poisonous? Me: No. No, I didn’t. Sorry.
Dentist: When did you turn six? B: July ninth. Dentist: That’s [...]
B: I love you more than any girl in the whole world. I’ll remind him of that in 10 years.
I just walked into the playroom in time to hear Blake say, “Blake, you’re a genius!”
B to me, after I got sick: I don’t think I want to touch you, because, well, you’re infected.
I went to put some washcloths in the cabinet and found a wet washcloth half-folded/half-wadded up on the shelf. Me: Blake? We don’t put wet washcloths back in the cabinet. B: I didn’t know. Me: What do you usually see me do with wet washcloths? He makes a flattening motion with his hand. Me: I [...]