September 9, 2011


Over the past week I've twice heard twenty-somethings ponder whether kids growing up today—kids who were practically born with iPhones in hand—will still have the capacity for wonder.

Yesterday as a present for his first day of second grade I brought home an erasable gel pen for my iPhone savvy six year old. After a brief demonstration, he spontaneously hugged me, "I've been waiting for this pen my entire life!"

I think the kids are alright.

posted at 12:12 AM by raul

Filed under: on kids

TAGS: everythingisamazing (1) pens (1)


09/10/11 03:00 PM

you once posted a list of books that you recommended for kids. any updates on what your kids are liking now?

09/10/11 03:16 PM

I keep a pretty up-to-date list of books in the sidebar. We read through all them. Right now the favorite is the Chronicles of Narnia. We're in the middle of The Horse and His Boy. Both kids can't get enough.

09/13/11 02:35 AM

Kids will always be able to dream. They usually are living reminders that the imagination is not far from your reach, it's just a matter of remembering that it's still there to use with an innocent and honest earnest.

09/14/11 12:04 PM

erasable pens are ingenious, aren't they?

09/15/11 01:56 AM

what I wonder about is how much of an idiot do you have to be to wonder whether mankind will ever loose it sense of wonder... here is what I have to say about idiot 20 somethings: Between two stools one sits on the ground..!

10/05/11 10:14 AM

which pen did you get him?

10/06/11 04:10 PM

A pilot!

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