Mental Math

Afternoon by the Sea (Gravesend Bay), a pastel...

Gravesend Bay (William Merritt Chase, 1888)

Mother, graciously interrupting her own story to introduce the cast members to The Four-Year-Old: “We are talking about my cousin, who you probably don’t remember, because you were too young when you met him.”

The Four-Year-Old: “How young?”

Mother, hedging her bets because she can’t quite remember when she was last saw this particular cousin: “Less than two.”

The Four-Year-Old: “That would be one, Mommyo.”


About Shala Howell

I write about wildly curious kids, rabbits who hunt dragons, and 1880s Boston. When Iā€™m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write than the current one), I blog about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at, muse about books and the writing life at, or tweet about books, writing, science, & things that make me smile at @shalahowell.
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2 Responses to Mental Math

  1. tirane93 says:

    and you want to wait on those fibonacci videos?


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