And it gives you a chance to engage in the necessary function of feeding them mass quantities of food, as well.
We also got to engage in the other delight associated with newly launched offspring: helping them move. There was one really scary moment in which Doug and Brian were bringing down a very narrow set of steps an old, heavy, 40 inch TV. Several times, I saw them slip, and just couldn't watch. I like to photograph just about anything, but photographing this was the furthest thing from my mind. Fortunately, his new apartment had an elevator!