Evidently, diopters are used to measure how well you see. Yahoo #2 is missing some diopters. Many diopters. Like minus 8 in one eye and minus 6 in the other. Yahoo #2 is very far-sighted. How that kid could read is a miracle.
On Wednesday of last week, the spectacles arrived. At the inaugural application of said spectacles, the heavens sang us this song:
Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite #1, Op. 46 - 1. Morning
Serous! It was just like the cartoons.
Since the dawn of Yahoo #2's spectacledom, things around here have changed quite a bit. He reads stuff - all the time. He looks at letters. He looks at his homework. (What is with this homework business in Kindergarten, by the way?) He watches TV without pulling the corners of his eyes out. He skis faster. He came inside from playing the other day with exclamations of "There are birds in the trees!" He tinkers on the piano. Before spectacles, the piano was one giant mass of black and white. Now he can see individual keys! This means the boy gets piano lessons. Lucky, lucky boy.
And so it is, on this Tuesday Tune vol 33, that I present our new theme song:
I Can See Clearly Now - Johnny Nash
With this new addition to the family, I figured some pictures were in order:
Also decided to get the Fish-Eye out (I say this like the Fish-Eye gets put away!) The Fish-Eye and glasses go together nicely: