Sunday, December 29, 2002
First vs Next
We took our first walk outside today with SJ - lovely winter's day in Fla. I was thinking about how for parents, many of these "firsts" seem to require special note - his first view of the sun, her first ride in a car. Our recording devices capture the moment. Meanwhile, inside the little head, a voice is going, ''The parental units are really into firsts - but in point of fact, this business of seeing the world only gets exciting down the road a bit. At the moment, it is not my first, but my next burp, that registers with me like a 50% jump in the Dow. The next fart - satori.''