Saturday evening, we picked up Charlie’s Bar Mitzvah suit after some tailoring.
Well, Charlie really hated the idea of wearing a tie, but he has to wear one, so we got him a normal tie when we bought the suit a week ago.
On Saturday, he said that he wanted to wear a bow-tie.
I told him that I did not know how to tie a bow-tie, and that I had already paid for a tie.
He agreed to pay for the tie out of his own money, and said that he’d learn to tie a bow tie from Youtube.
Sunday morning, we fired up the laptop, and he stood in front of the mirror, and practiced, but he didn’t get it right.
Well, we had a wedding to go to, a three hour trip to Lakewood, NJ, and he practiced, and he taught himself how to wear a bow tie on the way. (We brought the regular tie as a backup)
So, he’s spouts obscure scientific erudition, he does Rubik’s Cube type puzzles, and now he’s wearing a bow tie.
As you can see, I got some action pix (my phone has a rapid fire shooting option) of him doing a one-handed solve.
There is no hope for him.