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Times Square Fixture

Times Square, February 20, 2010.
Times Square, February 20, 2010.

My kids seem obsessed with knowing a person’s age. Somehow, to them, it connotes where the person fits in the world.

Dad, how old is the Naked Cowboy?

Fifteen. [That’s my stock answer when it’s clear there is absolutely no reason I should know the person’s age.]

Yeah, right. Anyway, I don’t think he looks that old. [Which has come to mean relative to my wife and I.]

Hmm…. I’m walking here! I’m walking here!