Friday, September 08, 2006

3. . . or 5?

Jaan's very excited about his upcoming birthday. He keeps saying that he's going to have a birthday soon and asking if it's his birthday yet. He's also utterly convinced that he's going to be five years old. There's a recurring conversation in our home these days. It goes like this:
Me: "How many fingers?"
Jaan: "Three."
Me: "And how old are you going to be?"
Jaan: "Five!"

So, I try the other way around.
Me: "Show me three fingers."
He does.
Me: "How old are you going to be?"
Jaan: "Five!" . . . and the other two fingers pop up.

4 comments:

Mom said...

Chuckle....so reminds me of Leetra's answer when the waiter asked her age just days after her third birthday: "almost four." (And in the overall sense, she was close to four; we just weren't ready to hear it yet.) Jaan's just taken this concept to the next level. Much love to each one....

A day in the life... said...

ohh phyllis that is so cute! and the pictures are wonderful - i love the dentist one.. and from camp - yeah for a fixed computer!! :)

I always think of ya'll on september 11th - can you belive 5 years ago your adventure began!?? miss you!

BabaJulie said...

I LOVE this!! Tell Jaan that Baba Julie always does this, too!! I make myself older and forget how old I really am!! (Maybe I need to start going in the other direction now!!) But, I'm sure he's SMARTER than most five year olds!!! (: Love you all!

Shannon said...

Fylliska, check out my blog, there are fun things for you to see! =)(Mrs. R, if you're reading, I think you'd like to see too!)
Love to all, Shae