Posts Tagged Niecephew Adventures
There’s a certain kind of absurd direct threat that children seem to find amusing, perhaps because they’re constantly being threatened and pushed around for real.
My nephew and I share a special bond based mainly on a fascination with gruesomeness and human oddity. I’ll take it.
This exchange took place more or less verbatim, including “I feel so bad for you.” Aglet is quite empathetic, though sometimes his empathy is out of proportion to the suffering I didn’t know I was experiencing.
This happened when Aglet’s family came to visit for Thanksgiving. Though he was examining the book somewhat furtively, he didn’t seem embarrassed when I told him about it. That seems like a good thing to me.
My niece Luna is three and a half and it’s high time I drew her a bit, having drawn so much of her brother. Aglet just recently turned eight and is very interested in extreme violence. When we get to […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
My sister is disappointed that I don’t want children, possibly because she wants to be on the other side of this kind of thing for a change.