Today’s Picture, 11/17/13

Athena and Athena, the Art Institute of Chicago, November 2013

14 Comments on “Today’s Picture, 11/17/13”

  1. I love this. Does she enjoy having that name? I would’ve loved it when I was a kid, but then I know some kids hate their names no matter what. My 9-month-old is named Terran, and I’m waiting for the day he rolls his eyes about how his parents gave him such a geeky name.

  2. And you know the one on the left is probably thinking “Man, I wish *I* was sprung fully formed from the forehead of Zeus, ‘cos the older I get the more embarrassing Dad becomes…”

  3. I suppose it’s out of place to ask if Athena was as much a headache to you when she was born as Athena was to Zeus when she was born? But then, I think Zeus deserved all the headaches he got, since he brought them on himself. I don’t think YOU deserve all the headaches you get, John. Sorry I missed you on Saturday, I was out deathly sick……