Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Well, I will forever shine when I remember Friday, September 2, 2011 (ironically enough, her grandfather's 63rd birthday) 6:17pm. It was the moment that not-yet-four-year-old KiddieBop (aka "The Kid," nee "Poohbutt") beat her father in an intellectual debate.
SCENE: Moving Car
KIDDIEBOP: Daddy, can we go for a walk after school on Monday.
DADDY: Maybe Tuesday. You won't be in school on Monday.
DADDY: Monday's Labor Day.
KIDDIEBOP: What's Labor Day?
DADDY: It's a holiday when we celebrate workers.
KIDDIEBOP: Am I a worker, Daddy?
DADDY: No, KiddieBop. Kids aren't workers.
(The Car drives by a recently constructed apartment building.)
KIDDIEBOP: Daddy? Are the people who built that building workers?
DADDY: Yes, KiddieBop. Builders are workers.
KIDDIEBOP: Daddy? Are the people who clean that building workers?
DADDY: Yes, KiddieBop. Cleaners are workers, too.
KIDDIEBOP: Daddy, remember how I helped Mommy clean the house yesterday?
DADDY: Yes, KiddieBop. I remember.
KIDDIEBOP: (laughing) Daddy, I'm a worker!!!