Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Interview with a 6-year old boy

In honor of being six (this week), I interviewed Thomas.  I provided him with prompts and he finished my sentences.  No matter how many times I interview him & ask a series of questions, it is always so interesting to see things from his perspective.  Let's review:

My name is Thomas Heck
I am 6 years old.
I live in Alaska.

My house is nice.
I live with mom, dad, my sister and my other sister.
My mom’s name is mom, oh wait... I mean Michelle.

She is 38 years old.
She weighs ? pounds. (His actual response was: I don't know how much you weigh, Mom)
Her favorite thing to do is love on me.
She does not like to eat candy.
She likes to eat grapes.

She likes to drink coffee & water.
I like it when she answers my questions.
My dad’s name is Brian.
He is 39 years old.
He weighs 200 pounds.
His favorite thing to do is build & play with me.
He does not like to tease me (ha.. that's a joke).
He likes to eat olives.
He likes to drink coke.

I like it when he plays & builds with me.  
I love it when Mom or Dad cooks pancakes and donuts (really?) for me.
My favorite food to eat is hot dogs & pizza.
I don’t like to eat bacon.

My favorite place to eat is Moose's Tooth & Red Robin.
I like to order cheese pizza & grilled cheese.
My favorite color is red and chartreuse (green for those people who don't know).
What makes me happy? exercise - pushups & swimming.
What makes me sad? when I do something bad.

What I’m afraid of is mice (which was news to me).
What is my favorite thing to do? ride my bike

What I wish for is a cool remote control car.
If I could go anywhere, I’d go to Florida.
My favorite holiday is Christmas.
My favorite toy is jeep.
My favorite animal is a shark.
My favorite book is Snakes, Salamanders & Lizards

My favorite song is Jason Aldean's "The Only Way I Know" and Kenny Chesney's "Pirate Flag"
My favorite thing to do outside is use my water gun & ride my bike.
My favorite thing to do at school is dance in PE.
When I grow up I want to be a police offer (which is news to me).
I love my Mommy & Daddy.

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