J was lying on the couch sucking water out of a hole in the side of a water bottle. “Why did you poke a hole in that bottle?” I asked.

“To keep you gross people from drinking my water.”

Good thing I like smart alecks.

This morning I woke up to a bottle being pushed into my mouth by a smiling baby boy.  Thanks for breakfast, K!
J learned to use my dad’s flight simulator. He took off from dad’s real hangar at the Angelina County Airport and flew all the way to Kuwait in a yellow bi-plane. I had to make him land to come eat breakfast.

J walked past me to the door and flashed a ring of keys. ”These are the keys to the Cobra, right?”

Already? At least he asked.

I was making grilled cheese sandwiches for J when I got distracted and completely burned the bottoms of the two sandwiches. I peeled them apart and stuck them together, making a charred cheese sandwich. I jokingly presented it to J and said, “Sorry it’s a little crispy.”

He didn’t bat an eye, took it, and bit into it. After he chewed it up, he said, “It’s wonderful. You should cook it longer, though.”

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Taking blood pressures and pulses around town. Most importantly, he makes people smile. 🙂

J inherited a shredder from my mom. I gave him dozens of documents to shred, and he got right to work. After about twenty minutes, he tried shredding an envelope with a plastic window. It got jammed in the shredder and began smelling like melted plastic. I finally got all the shredding, but then it stopped working completly. I threw it in the trash with a sigh, and J took it out. “Just because you can’t fix it doesn’t mean it’s broken.”

I laughed, but didn’t think any more of it. Later, I opened up the freezer and saw the shredder motor sitting on a bag of peas. “J! Come get this out!”

“Oh, just leave it in for a few more minutes. It’s cooling down,” J called.

I shrugged and remembered some geek who told me to put my hard drive in the freezer after my cpu crashed.

Fast forward one hour, and I heard the shredder shredding…