Friday, February 20, 2009

Profundity From the Four-Year-Old

So as I was getting ready to go to work this morning, I looked over and saw the Adrenaline Junkie (age 4). She had poured a bunch of water from her cup onto the dining-room table, and was finger-painting in the puddle.

This shall not stand. So I went over to her with a bunch of paper towels, and scolded: Why did you pour your water out?

Her answer was a profound one. In a dreamy, almost mystical voice, she spake: "Because I wanted to know."

Wow. Profound. That's as good a reason as any, when you come to think of it.

Ok, kid, now you know. Now clean it up.

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