TODAY YOU ARE NOT A MAN
(12:25 PM. BOB and I are driving home from the library.)
BOBI am a man?
MEYou are a boy. Someday, you will be a man.
BOBI am a grown up?
MENo, you are a boy right now, not a grown up.
MENo. Not now, many, many years from now.
(We travel another 30 seconds in silence.)
BOBAm I grown up now?! Now am I one?! When am I grown up?!
MEYou are a grown up when you buy your own coffee table.
BOBI want a coffee table.