"You're building a what?" my wife asks.
"Naked?" asks the little girl.
"I'll be naked," I explain. "The dogs will be fully clothed."
"That's a good idea," says the boy.
"Thank you," I say.
"Dad," the little girl says.
"Dogs don't wear clothes," she says.
OK, there are still a few kinks to work out.
But that's what we visionaries do. We dream. We hope. We nap. All in the name of creating a better world. All before 9 o'clock in the morning.
So far, the results have been sort of mixed.
Chris Erskine can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.