Bedtime Considerings: Box, Mole, Pi

These come along usually just at the point where I’ve hugged then tucked the (now) six-year-old in and said goodnight. He considers things and there is always another to tell me before I go.

“You know, some people think this is true. Some people think that if you have a big box it can hold more things than a little box. But it’s not true. If you have a little box but the things you put inside are also little, it might fit more things than a big box with very big things in it.”

Another night:

“You have a mole on your tooth and it is the king of light.”

Another night:

“You know John Markley [ed: my guess at the spelling, he didn’t specify]? My imaginary friend that is a superhero? He can count from 1 to the end of Pi. And when I’m older he’s going to teach me how.”

and

“Did you know why robots don’t pee? Because it would be oil and they need oil for energy.”

“What time is it now where Andrew lives? [In Madrid’s timezone as opposed to ours–this one gets asked a lot]”

 

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