Playdate

Overheard just now:

Zan: My Dad knows more about baseball than anybody. He knows balls and strikes and everything.

Friend: Oh yeah? Well, my Dad knows Terry Francona and all the Red Sox.

Zan: Yeah, well, do you know about concerts? After concerts, my Dad gets to go backstage.

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  1. Michelle
    Posted June 22, 2009 at 3:00 pm | Permalink

    How cool is that?! Good boy, Zan. Score another one for the Daddy Scratches.

  2. Posted June 22, 2009 at 5:14 pm | Permalink

    You win! Hurrah!

    But MY dad has knightrider, streethawk and Airwolf in the garage so HE wins.

  3. Posted June 22, 2009 at 10:24 pm | Permalink

    You TOTALLY won that one! Happy belated Father’s Day…

  4. Posted June 23, 2009 at 2:39 am | Permalink

    Awesome!!! You just moved up in his book…

  5. Posted June 23, 2009 at 6:53 am | Permalink

    You are too cool for school!

  6. Posted June 23, 2009 at 9:50 am | Permalink

    You must be all puffed up with pride πŸ™‚

  7. Posted June 23, 2009 at 11:36 am | Permalink

    K so I discovered the Pioneer Woman, thanks to your blogroll, on what should be one of my most productive workdays in video-editing history.

    Read: ob-SESSED! (using my opera voice)

  8. Posted June 23, 2009 at 1:45 pm | Permalink

    Hysterical! My fav part is “do you know about concerts?” — the other kid probably thinks you have backstage access to Sesame Street Live.

  9. Posted June 23, 2009 at 5:48 pm | Permalink

    I had a conversation like that when I was a kid. “Oh yeah, well MY dad played backup harmonica for Eric Clapton!” Except the other kid didn’t know who Clapton is, so I changed my retort to “Okay well I know who Eric Clapton is!”

  10. gail
    Posted June 24, 2009 at 8:31 am | Permalink

    And my sister told her friend after Dad fixed the roller skate, “See? Didn’t I tell you my Dad was a genius?” Doncha just love it when parent wins?

  11. Posted June 24, 2009 at 6:07 pm | Permalink

    You will always win like that. Always. Take it from Bossy and her backstage ass.

  12. Posted June 25, 2009 at 12:47 pm | Permalink

    This would absolutely THRILL my youngest son! He’ll be a college freshman this fall and is planning on majoring in journalism. His goal? To write for music magazines, such as Rolling Stone.

    Personally, I think he just wants backstage passes to concerts.

    He’s going to see Def Leppard, Poison, and Cheap Trick tonight.

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