Thursday, February 26, 2009

A nightly tradition.

If you lived in our house, you would hear this, somewhere between the hours of 7 p.m. and 8 p.m, every single night:

Me/Cory: Ni-night, Calvin. I love you.
Calvin: Don't make any loud noises or quiet noises and don't watch the news and don't brush your teeth and go straight to bed.
Me/Cory: (While walking downstairs) Goodnight. See you in the morning.
Calvin: Don't watch the news! Don't brush your teeth! Go straight to bed!
Me/Cory: I love you. Goodnight.
Calvin: And tell Daddy (or Mommy) not to watch the news!
Me/Cory: Goodnight Calvin!
Calvin: Ni-night.

For months and months he went the route of, "Be sure to watch the news and brush your teeth", but several weeks ago he spontaneously decided to mix it up a bit.

What can I say? The kid is quirky.

4 comments:

  1. Gotta love the little ones and all that their brilliant minds come up with.
    Sarah

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  2. back in the day when Cory used to tuck me in at night, we used to watch the news together. (sigh) summer nights.

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  3. What can I say Shannan other than like father, like son.

    Cory had quite a few "quirks" when he was little too. OK, maybe still has a few...

    Sherry

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  4. Hands down, of the new site, this is by far my most favorite/enjoyable post. It makes me want to grab a sleeping bag and spend the night at your place, simply to witness this nightly ritual.

    You guys free next Friday?

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