Sundays Are For Sebastian—#17

A couple of months ago, I started a new weekly theme: Sundays Are For Sebastian. Sebastian is my four year old and he says some of the funniest things–we have no idea where he gets his material since his mother and I are rather boring, serious people.

This week, our little Sebastian jumped off a playground apparatus and broke his arm. While that is never a “good” thing to experience as a parent, it has resulted in several moments that will grace this blog in the weeks to come.

While at the hospital….
Tammy (my wife): “OK Sebastian, they have to take a few X-Rays of your arm now.”
Sebastian (being very brave in the face of his broken arm, but still a bit scared): “What’s an Ecks Ray?”
Tammy: “It’s like a picture.”
The doctors proceeded to take several X-Rays.

With Sebastian smiling very broadly for each one.

And saying: “Cheese!”Seba broken arm

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About the drunken cyclist

I have been an occasional cycling tour guide in Europe for the past 20 years, visiting most of the wine regions of France. Through this "job" I developed a love for wine and the stories that often accompany the pulling of a cork. I live in Houston with my lovely wife and two wonderful sons.
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26 Responses to Sundays Are For Sebastian—#17

  1. Poor little guy. Hope is doing ok and that the August heat isn’t to miserable for him.

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  2. PSsquared says:

    Saying cheese is beyond adorable. Poor guy. And his poor parents. I feel for all of you.

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  3. Tis the season for broken arms lately! My niece broke hers two weeks ago, and then my friend broke her hand yesterday! Speedy healing to Sebastian.

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  4. lccmalone says:

    Wishing you all a speedy recovery! Hugs to Sebastian 🙂

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  5. The Mouse says:

    Get well soon.

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  6. What a charmer he is. That’s funny, but the pull-at-my-heartstrings picture makes it bittersweet.

    Looks like it might have been harder for the parents to go through than for the child.

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    • Tore me up inside, but he is a trooper.

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      • My son was that age, exactly, when he snapped his elbow literally in half (it was grotesque) and ruined his violin-playing career (stretched the nerves so he lost feeling in his middle and ring fingers for a number of years). The picture of S in his cast hit too close to my already torn-up heart.

        The good news is: the 4-year-olds recover so much more easily than we old-fogies do. My son barely remembers that trauma (I fainted!), and has a fully-functioning arm/hand/nerves. Regeneration is easy when you’re very young.

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  7. Lol. That is precious. I hope Sebastian is doing ok and his cast is decorated with signatures or at least a fun color. Poor mom and dad!

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  8. talkavino says:

    Sorry to hear about Sebastian’s arm – hope it will heal quickly!

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  9. That EJ says:

    Aww, what a trooper! I hope his arm heals up quick and well for him.

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  11. Love it…hope he feels better soon

    Cheese!!!

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  12. Reblogged this on the drunken cyclist and commented:

    I am out of town this week and thought it would be a good time to re-visit some of my favorite Sundays Are For Sebastian. This one comes from two years ago when our little boy broke his arm jumping off the Jungle gym at camp….

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