He's a great kid: sharp, friendly, talkative, curious. We went to the Exploratorium for a couple of hours this afternoon (and I had forgotten that the first Wednesday of every month is free admission, so that was a bonus), and it was really fun to watch him running around, turning every lever and poking every button, getting engrossed in learning neat stuff. We had real conversations, and we told each other jokes, and when he hugged me goodbye he seemed to mean it. Spending an afternoon with him finally makes me feel like a real aunt.
One thing is for sure: I'm not waiting another four years to see him again. I think a trip to Nashville is likely on the docket for 2011.
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