Dum, de, dum, dum!

A burgeoning interest in literacy is great. It can manifest itself in a 3-year-old carefully perusing every Richard Scarry book in the house — after frantically begging Mommy to run upstairs for “the firefighter book! The firefighter book!”

And it also can include this demonstration, an unpaid op-ed from The Elder, who’s closer to 6 and experimenting with spelling. For the record, he spelled The Younger’s name just right:

It will be interesting to see where this goes. And, you know, how his spelling evolves. (It’s funny because it’s wrong!)–Jillian O’Connor