Welcome to Parenthood: Awesome


As restaurants go, Quaker Steak & Lube is pretty cool: a service station crossed with a 50s diner theme, cars and motorcycles hanging from the ceiling, and fantastic food. Kyle was suitably impressed with the decor, but the icing on the cake came during a visit to the men’s room.

“Look at this,” I said, pointing to the door handle shaped like a gas pump nozzle, “pretty cool, huh?”

No reaction, but he’s four years old and has never seen a gas pump nozzle up close, so I really don’t know what I was expecting.

The door closed behind us and I directed him to the urinal.

“Wow!” he exclaimed. “A new kind of toilet! This restaurant is awesome!


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