Monthly Archives: May 2017

This strange world

Our little guy has for months been trying to make sense of every little thing in his life. And we’ve been getting endless questions like “why?” “what is this for?”. But oftentimes he would be happy to listen if given a “good enough” reason.

Here comes Randall’s first subway ride in Shanghai. After several stops Randall starts to get impatient. I look up at the map and count the stops. Ten, it goes, and so I tell Randall. Then, much to my surprise, with each stop, Randall starts to do a countdown on the number of stops left, all the way till we get off.