Even as toddlers, we learn so much about the intricacies of this planet. Gravity sucks, food is good, and things can disappear and reappear through the sorcery incantation of “peek-a-boo! “

But when one “girls ” was told by her father that snow comes from the sky…well, it was just too absurd for her to manage! “Daddy is funny! ” she said, disparaging her parent as the Catholic Church once did Galileo. Even Mom seemed to find the notion daffy, and she promptly joined in on the giggling.

Now that I’m thinking about it, she might have a point. You’re telling me that clouds make billions of dandruff-like flakes out of ice, and each snowflake is entirely unique? That sounds like a dumb notion, even for Dad!

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