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How to Endure and Possibly Triumph Over the Adorable Tyrant
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Wednesday
Feb202008

Conversation during snack time.

Sofia: Henry, guess what? We're all animals! Who talk!

Henry: What?

Sofia: And Henry! Did you know? Before we were people, we were apes!

Henry: What?

Sofia: And you know what? Before we were apes, we were fish!

Henry: WHAT?

Sofia: Before we were fish, we were…hmm.

Me: Goo. We were primordial goo.

Henry: We were goo!?

Henry and Sofia throw themselves to the ground laughing for a minute or two.

Henry: Do we remember being apes?

Me: No, that was a long, long time ago. Before even I was born.

Sofia: How does fish turn into apes?

Henry: Did God make the goo or the fish? Or what?

Me: Let's have more cookies!

 

 

Reader Comments (30)

Excellent. Your kiddo has a much better grasp of evolution than mine. I botched the explanation, and now my kids are convinced they exited the womb as chimps.
February 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterThe Mom Bomb
Huh, I never knew we were goo.Were we sticky goo, slimy goo or glittery goo?I want to be sparkle goo!

February 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSassy
Hehe.Food. The great distraction.Anna
February 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLasso the Moon
I had this conversation with my mom when we talked about where babies come from. For a long time I thought my brother (born when I was 3), like, sauntered out of a small door in the front of her belly. Huh?
February 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterPriya
Referring to House Of Jules' comment:

And ape eating gefilte fish in goo out of a jar would encapsulate the whole store quite nicely, don't you think? Now who plays God?
February 24, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterschmutzie

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