Mike Smedley

Too much time lingering over past misses present

Recently, I bought a package of balloons for a science experiment, and the very presence of these balloons, bouncing around the house, has reduced the kids into noun-limited toddlers (waking up, pointing and shouting “balloon!” and pouncing on the floating orbs).

“Wow, they’re really ramped up over those...

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