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Me: You want to see a neat trick?
9 y/o: Sure.
Me: Watch. If I hold a magnet in my hand and place it by the other magnet’s end, it flips around. Do you know why?
9 y/o: I assume it’s because the two ends are similarly charged, either positive or negative, and since a magnet repels like charges, the magnet you’re not holding flips so it can attract the opposite polarity of the one in your hand.
Me: Sure, sure. Or magic, but your answer works, too.
9 y/o: Cool trick, mom.
This is Sara’s yard eight months after the end of construction.
This is the weather in Sara’s neck of the woods.
This is the book from which Sara borrowed pertinent phrases to express her displeasure that the rain had prevented her landscaping contractor from coming to sod and seed. Again.
This is the corner where the 14 y/o laughingly suggested Sara sit after befouling the air with choice phrases taken from the above book.
This is the spot Sara demanded from the 14 y/o after her sassy remark. This is the remote she took as well.
This is the British period drama Sara is going to binge watch until it’s sunny again.
via Daily Prompt: Sunny