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In the battle of fantasy vs. reality, I choose fantasy

October 14, 2012
By KELLY VAN DE WALLE ( , Times-Republican

My two-year-old enjoys books at such an intense level you'd think the characters were speaking directly to her (which instantly makes suspicious she has some kind of drug problem. No normal person is THAT happy reading a book). Her excitement level reading one particular volume rivals the joy she experiences throwing a balloon in the air and catching it, which I find incredibly easy ? trivial actually. Sure, when SHE does it everyone cheers. When I do it, it "embarrasses me and makes the florist uncomfortable."



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