Friday, December 18, 2009

An Advent Calendar, Sort Of

Date: December 17, 2009
Time: 7:45 pm
Location: Bob’s Bedroom
Transcript As Follows:

Bob: Is it Christmas yet?

Jeff: Not yet, Pal.

Bob: Now?

Jeff: No, Christmas is next week.

Bob: Now?

Jeff: It’s a week from tomorrow.

Bob: Now?

Jeff: In seven more days.

Bob: Now?

Jeff: It’s still Hannukah.

Bob: How about now?

Jeff: No, not now.

Bob: What about –

Jeff: No.

Bob: Do I have a stocking?

Jeff: Yes.

Bob: Can I have it now?

Jeff: You’ll get it on Christmas.

Bob: Is it Christmas yet?


  1. I admire that kind of tenacity. That's how I got my first car. If he sticks to it for more than a day or two, you will probably find a way to change the calendar for him.

  2. Sounds exactly like the conversations I have with the boy on a daily basis. The poor kid just doesn't understand time yet.

  3. Are we there yet? Are we there yet?

  4. Perhaps tonights latkes and gifts will tide him over.