Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Backseat Conversation En Route to Potsdam

Exuberantly viewing his most recent library book acquisition, The History of the Airplane, Merrick ogled the sketches and fawned over stats. Wing design, machine gun placement, tire attachments -- every detail drew oohs and ahhs.

"Look at this, Camilla!!" he said, practically drooling. "Look at this plane!!"

Her flat, prosaic tones matched her blase' countenance, belying the intent of her words. "Cool, bud. Cool."

Yup. Boys and girls are definitely different. At least mine are.