On the occasion of his sixth birthday, I asked Patrick a few questions about life. Here are his answers. Any explanations or translations are in parentheses.
What is your favorite veggie?
What even are veggies? I like corn.
What is your favorite drink?
Red Gatorade, no wait – blue
What is your favorite toy?
Racing cars. No – wait. Yes. Racing cars.
What is your favorite movie?
Hmm. The Wizard of Oz.
What is your favorite game?
What is your favorite book?
What kind of book do I like? A Batman book from the library. Why do you want to know so much stuff about me?
What is your favorite dinner?
Super rico carne (beef tenderloin), pollo (chicken), and pasta. Wait skip the pollo – just super rico carne.
What is your favorite breakfast?
Ola barn (granola bar). No wait eggs.
What is your favorite holiday?
Holiday? What’s a holiday? I like Halloween. No wait – St. Patrick’s Day because that’s my name. No wait – Halloween is fine.
What is your favorite animal?
Puma. Wait – which is faster – a puma or cheetah? Because that’s what I like best.
What is your favorite stuffed animal?
Teddy. No – Big Dog. No, Teddy is right.
What is your favorite thing to do at school?
Going to recess. I also like doing my homework.
What is your favorite sport?
What do you want for your birthday?
A helicopter with a remote control, and Batman stuff. Batman and Robin and Superman.
Where do you want to go on vacation this year?
Chicago. And if it’s snowing, I want to play in the snow. Colombia too. I want to see Mike and Scout again.
What makes you happy?
When people tickle me in the armpits
What makes you sad?
When Danny bites me.
How old is Mommy?
How old is Daddy?
How old is Patrick?
How old is Danny?
How old is Kevin?
9 years old. No wait – he’s 11 months.
What is Mommy’s favorite thing to do?
Snuggle up with Dad. Is that true?
What is Daddy’s favorite thing to do?
Play soccer with me.
What is Danny’s favorite thing to do?
Play with me
What is Mommy’s job?
Work. Something with an iPad. And helping Daddy.
What is Kev’s favorite food?
What is Danny’s favorite food?
What is Daddy’s favorite food?
What is Mommy’s favorite food?
What does our family like to do together?
Go to the playground and play together. And play soccer.
What do you like to do with Mommy?
Snuggle with Mommy.
What do you like to do with Daddy?
Sit or lay down next to Daddy and play games.
What do you like to do with Danny?
Play cars. And play with soccer ball.
Who are you going to marry?
Hmm, I don’t know.
What do you want to be when you grow up?
Policeman and I’ll help people and I’ll work in a police station.
What else do you want to talk about?
I want to talk about how old I am – six!
To see Patrick’s answers from last year, click here!