Okay, so apparently dad is a little bit mad that I made him out to be so uptight... so this is my apology/redaction of the cheerio/comfort zone comment. In all reality he did very well in the third world. He even shared his granola bars and made some friends. I'm very proud of him.
Love you dad!
(This is why people don't share their blog addresses with their parents.) (Mom, please don't be offended by that.)