Saturday, September 13, 2008

A nerd is born.

A new computer arrived on our doorstep yesterday. Emmett waited all day for Richard to get home and open the box. Richard wasn't even allowed to eat dinner. The computer had to come out. The box was opened, the new computer was unpacked. The phone rang. I answered it and Richard went outside for a moment. When we both got back to the dining room, the new computer was set up and running.

Richard had to take it apart and install a couple of things, but Emmett wasn't upset. He watched very closely and Richard started teaching him the names of everything inside the tower. Emmett was then allowed to play with the carcass of the old computer. He was in heaven. Who needs toys when you have a dead computer and a screwdriver????

I don't know if I should be impressed or scared.


Wendy said...

Hm, perhaps you could be a little of both. Maybe Emmett is technologically inclined. :)

Ah, nerdom. I personally can't seem to find a man who isn't from Planet Nerd. From my husband to my friends... Nopers.

But the nerds keep our computers running, and our brains from turning to mush from lack of use (until we yell at them and say, "All I want is to watch some junk TV!!! Stop talking! Is that too much to ask!"


April said...

Be impressed! :-)

kitten said...

I would be impressed. A future computer tech?

Tara said...

Wow!!! Maybe he can teach me a few things.