(our firstborn, aka, Cap'n Jean Luc Picard)
and sent me home without a clue.
Now, nearly two decades later, through trial and error and by the grace of God we've ended up with a mighty fine human being. He's still a work in progress, of course, but so far so good.
Henceforth the seventeen-year-old shall be referred to as the eighteen-year-old. Happy birthday my firstborn.