…is sometimes a boy, who, on the verge of manhood, willingly undertakes those tasks which his father lacks time to finish:

Tilling two very large garden plots…our primary garden and the “kitchen” garden.

Dad is in landscaping and this is “busy season” — actually, everyday is busy season…the man never works fewer than 50 to 60 hours per week, generally more. This means there are many “manly” tasks which are put on the back burner. Arthur has been stepping up to bat more and more frequently; he is delighted to help and his father is exceedingly proud of him.

So is his mom.  What an amazing young man!