J is at a fun age these days.

He gets REALLY excited about… well, just about everything: fishing, golfing, baseball, soccer, movies, “battles”, books, sharks, dragons, dinosaurs, Narnia, grandma and grandpa….

And he LOVES to tell you all about whatever he’s excited about.

Last night at dinner it was:

After dinner we’re gonna play swords.

And I’m gonna have my plastic sword.

And daddy is gonna have two shields.

And I’m gonna hit him. And then he’s gonna HIT me with the pillow.

And then he’s gonna hit me again…

(insert 2 minutes of alternating hits)

And then I’m gonna BEAT HIM  UP!

He has also recently discovered the knock-knock joke.

He’s actually been working on this one for a while…

A few months ago, he would tell you his knock knock joke like this:

Knockknockwhosthereboohoodontcry!

Really fast, and no need for you to say anything.

These days he gets the whole taking turns thing, but he still doesn’t understand the humor, which makes for some real zingers.

Here are a couple of favorites from our drive home from Virginia this past weekend:

Knock knock

(who’s there?)

Orange

(orange who?)

GOLF CLUB! GET IT?!?!

And

Knock knock

(who’s there?)

Apple

(apple who?)

(long pause)

ORANGE! GET IT?!?!