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Let me preface this little post by saying that my son is 5, and  for years, construction equipment has been very important to him. He can name all of the different machines (and on some of them, I take his word for it), and he knows what they do. He has other passions too, like fire trucks and dinosaurs, but diggers (as he calls them, collectively) have been a mainstay for a long time for him.

Yesterday afternoon, after picking him up from school, we were driving home and, of course, there was a CD in the player. I Mother Earth’s One More Astronaut comes on, and after a little while my son pipes up with a question:

He: Dad, why does he keep saying backhoe, backhoe?
Me: Backhoe?
He: Yeah Dad, listen!

Of course, the lyrics are “back home, back home.” I didn’t have the heart to correct him just then, so we listened on a while longer, and he pipes back up again:

He: Dad, if this is a song about astronauts, why are they singing about backhoes?
Me: …

I figure my boy is going to be just fine in this world.

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