Latest weekly Insing column is "mrbrown and the long talks"
A few evenings ago, the family watched bits of Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (a Steve Martin comedy) on TV, which ended with a baby born to the movie family.
My youngest, Joy, aged 4 and a half, turned to ask me some life questions.
"Papa, did you marry Mommy?"
"Of course, Joy," I replied with firm conviction. I didn't exactly want her to think we had them all out of wedlock.
"Did you make Mommy pregnant?"
"Yes, dear. We made all three of you, starting with your Cheh-Cheh Faith."
"Did you go to the hospital?" she continued.
"Why of course, I wouldn't miss it for the world," I smiled.
"Then how come I did not see you in the photos?" (cont'd)