Me: “You should be in a sport. How about martial arts?”
My Oldest, age 13: “Sure.”
Me: “Not a very enthusiastic response. How about if we take a class together?”
Me: “Does that make it better or worse?”
Oldest: “Definitely worse. But I like to support your hobbies.”
It just occurred to me that all the haters that make fun of gamers, surely all spend as much time talking about sports and/or watching TV as we spend playing games. Hey, at least games are good for your brain. I mean, it’s not like the Jocks of the world are curing Cancer while we’re all at GenCon or anything.
MOG got a hit tonight in her softball game and 2 RBI, making her the MVP of the game, at least statistically.
And this status update constitutes more sports-related talk from me than I would have ever expected in my lifetime.