Tuesday, August 29, 2006

A 5-Year-Old's Perspective on the Weather 

Miriam and I were hiding under the shade of an umbrella at the beach.

"Right, Abba, on that planet closest to the sun it's too hot and we'd burn up?"

I turned to Miriam and nodded.

"And right, on the farthest away planet it's so cold we'd freeze?"

Another smiling nod.

"So in Eretz Israel (the Land of Israel) it's not so bad."

Interesting observation for a 5-year-old. I still thought it was a
tad warm for comfort, though.

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