Donn was tickling Elliot and pressed down a little on his stomach. Elliot: “Don’t do that Dad! You’ll give me hypochondria!”

And ah, the innocence of children. We drove past a retirement center called “Camelot,” complete with crenellated tower and plastic flags. The children all loved the idea of living in a castle, so we explained it was just for retirees. Elliot said, “Since I’m going to be a professor of the Moyenne age (Middle Ages) maybe I should live there when I retire!”