"I laughed when the girls cried," he responded.
"That's a habit you should rid yourself of before you're a teenager," I told him. "Would you laugh if "A" (the girl he has a crush on) was crying?
"No, I'd NEVER do that!" he declared most adamantly. Well, that's something, at least.
The first four pictures are from the sing-along last week. Videos are on Facebook, if you care to see them.
Here he is, looking sadder than he was willing to admit. Circle area: