Transformer Retirement Home 20-June-2012
Some time ago, (shame on me, this one got past my journal of kid quotes so I don’t know the date of the first quote!) Ezra was reading some comic books and one of his favorites featured a huge brick home that eventually transformed into a giant fighting robot! We were at Papa Murphy’s getting a pizza when he turned to the pages that showed this transformation…
Ezra- “Whoa, check it out, Dad!”
Me- “Wicked cool, Buddy! I SO need one of those! How cool would that be, if I could pick you up in carpool at school in that???”
Ezra thought for a moment, then got this somewhat frightened look on his face, and replied in a very somber tone, “I can’t even begin to imagine how tragically that would end.”
Smart kid! Word to the wise- if you ever have a giant brick building that transforms into a fighting robot, I’m probably the last person on Earth you should loan it to!
You thought this story would end here? Not a chance! You know that old saying, “Be nice to your kids, they’ll pick out your retirement home one day.” Well, the other night our discussion turned to how I would ‘get around’ when I’m old. I’m assuming I’ll still be driving something ridiculously impractical, but Ezra had a better idea…
Ezra- “I could build you a retirement home that transforms into a giant fighting robot, so you could be comfortable, but still go anywhere you wanted to.”
Excellent. I need all of you to be sure your homeowner’s and car insurance is all completely adequate… 401K- who needs it???
Cheers from the ThreeFiveZero Retirement Plan