Fostering curiosity in kids (and their parents) since 2011

Sunday Dinner at Caterpickles

Cassandra Austen's portrait of her sister, Jane. (Image via JASNA)

Cassandra Austen’s watercolour portrait of her sister, Jane. (Image via JASNA)

Mommyo: “The Eight-Year-Old actually accused me this week of geeking out over Jane Austen.”

Uncle Phil: “She’s not incorrect.”

(I would like to note for the record that at this point, Uncle Phil had no idea what had actually prompted The Eight-Year-Old’s accusation. He merely assumed that whatever the context for the comment was, The Eight-Year-Old was fully justified in making it.)

Mommyo, indignantly: “It’s not geeky to adore Jane Austen.”

Daddyo: “Uh… you’re gonna need a dictionary.”

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