Wednesday 28-12-11: adolescence

Mr Jebec told me that he was tired after Christmas — for one thing, he had been assembling toys.
“You ought to delegate that to your eldest,” I joked.
Mr Jebec replied that these days, it was difficult to get him to do anything.
“How old is he now?”
“Fourteen.”
“That explains it.”
“We weren’t like that, were we?”
“Never.”

[Original posting 28 December 2012]

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