As I was leaving his room having gotten him settled he said,
See you today.
I barely avoided busting out laughing, told him I loved him and he should go to sleep, and left the room. Only to squee at Pygment a moment later about our kid.
I don't know if this sort of event happens in other families, or even if it makes sense to anyone who isn't me, but I'm having a hard time putting to words how much joy I get from these little flashes of Thing2 being who he is.