Anna is in the kitchen making her lunch. I am in the kitchen as well.

Anna [gets block of cheese out of the refrigerator]: Can you help me cut a few pieces of this?

Me [giggling]: So, you want me to … CUT THE CHEESE?! 

Anna [looks at me with utter disdain]

Anna: God, you are such a troll, dad.

Me: [more giggles, bordering on cackles]

Craig Calcaterra

Craig is the author of the daily baseball (and other things) newsletter, Cup of Coffee. He writes about other things at He lives in New Albany, Ohio with his wife, two kids, and many cats.

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