(Offering me something wrapped in bathroom tissue as he exits his elementary school building.)
Li’l A:This is for you! It’s a present.
Oh, nice. What is it?
Li’l A: It’s a piece of ice! It has two ants and a worm frozen in it!
Me: Uhm. Really, you keep it, you’ll like it better.
Li’l A: You don’t want it?!? But why? Why don't you want it?
That picture of yourself in academic drag you took when people were consistently mistaking you for an undergraduate (because genes, but a...