“Where do you begin when talking about yourself? ‘I’m 42. I feel old every day. I did great stuff a long time ago.'” said Shawn.
Carter interrupted, “Dad, you’re the best Dad. Let’s start there.”
They hug. This is why life is good.
Carter sniffs Dad’s sweatshirt.
“When was the last time you washed this?”
“Sunday-ish? What do you care? You’re 7. I used to change your diapers. One day, you’ll probably change mine!”
“That’s a thing?”
“Yes,” said Dad, finally slowing things down.
“They make diapers that big?”
With that, the legendary Dad Bod tackles Carterman, setting off a major wrestling match. The young cub will prevail, but Dad will make a fight of it.
For the record, Carter is in elementary school, Dad is a graduate of Teikyo Post University (now Post University). Both educations will mean the same thing in a few years.