The New Family Portrait (part 2 of 2)

If you missed part one, you can view it here and then come back.

Off to the park for some good ole family fun. Or so we thought. Someone had his own agenda in mind.

Off to the park for some good ole family fun. Or so we thought. Someone had his own agenda in mind.

"My life is awesome! Lounged around in my robe a bit. Got in a couple of games of Jenga. Now I'm at the park with dad playing a friendly game of football."

"My life is awesome! Lounged around in my robe a bit. Got in a couple of games of Jenga. Now I'm at the park with dad playing a friendly game of football."

Poor little guy never saw it coming. Dad knew there were cameras watching and decided to put on a show.

Poor little guy never saw it coming. Dad knew there were cameras watching and decided to put on a show.

"Wait. What?"

"Wait. What?"

Our Father of the Year candidate decided to go Beast Mode on junior on the very first play of the game... "Daddy, noooooo!!!"

Our Father of the Year candidate decided to go Beast Mode on junior on the very first play of the game...

"Daddy, noooooo!!!"

...with predictable consequences.

...with predictable consequences.

Way to #*&! up a beautiful Saturday morning, dad!

Way to #*&! up a beautiful Saturday morning, dad!

You better reach in your daddy bag of tricks and make this right, bro. The world is watching.

You better reach in your daddy bag of tricks and make this right, bro. The world is watching.

BAM!!! Superdad to the rescue!

BAM!!! Superdad to the rescue!

Nothing makes things right faster than being a tackling dummy.

Nothing makes things right faster than being a tackling dummy.

Except maybe being a jungle gym.

Except maybe being a jungle gym.

Okay, dad. You've redeemed yourself. Don't try to get all brand new for the cameras again.

Okay, dad. You've redeemed yourself. Don't try to get all brand new for the cameras again.

What might this turn into? How different is this from where Richard Williams started Venus and Serena?

What might this turn into? How different is this from where Richard Williams started Venus and Serena?

Time for some hide and seek. If you look way off in the distance, you'll see our other hero scrambling to get into position.

Time for some hide and seek. If you look way off in the distance, you'll see our other hero scrambling to get into position.

"Hey, son, this day at the park is fun and everything, but I feel like something is missing. You got any ideas?"

"Hey, son, this day at the park is fun and everything, but I feel like something is missing. You got any ideas?"

"You're right, pops. I know exactly what we need. Let me make a couple of calls real quick and I'll get us right."

"You're right, pops. I know exactly what we need. Let me make a couple of calls real quick and I'll get us right."

This little guy is well-connected!

This little guy is well-connected!

Snapped his little fingers and a car full of queens showed up. We got grandmama and auntie...

Snapped his little fingers and a car full of queens showed up. We got grandmama and auntie...

...and great grandmama in the back! All the people who make leisurely days at the park like this possible.

...and great grandmama in the back! All the people who make leisurely days at the park like this possible.

We can climb trees with reckless abandon, knowing that a car full of love will show up in a heartbeat to put us back together if we fall.

We can climb trees with reckless abandon, knowing that a car full of love will show up in a heartbeat to put us back together if we fall.

There's nothing over there. This is just dad giving lessons on how to look GQ.

There's nothing over there. This is just dad giving lessons on how to look GQ.

This is what going home from work looks like when your job is to play.

This is what going home from work looks like when your job is to play.

Don't have a driver's license and don't feel like walking? Who needs Lyft and Uber when you've got dad?

Don't have a driver's license and don't feel like walking? Who needs Lyft and Uber when you've got dad?

Dad kinda lost his damn mind right at the start of the day, but he redeemed himself quickly and made sure it was a great day. Now onto some sandwiches and cartoons!

Dad kinda lost his damn mind right at the start of the day, but he redeemed himself quickly and made sure it was a great day. Now onto some sandwiches and cartoons!

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