I thought instead of randomly drawing a name, maybe I'd pick the winner for this latest giveaway. So many times I'd read a new comment and think, oh that's who I should pick, yeah, she really wants it, she never wins anything, she is longing for the beach, she loves aqua, she's bought my jewelry before, etc. etc. etc.
Bottom line is I can't do it.
So I asked the Boy to pick a number between one and fifty-two.
He said, "Eighty."
I said, "No, a number between one and fifty-two. It has to be no more than fifty-two."
He thought for a bit. "Pick a number or say a number?"
I was getting impatient. "Just say any number. The first one that comes to your head."
"No. I said no more than fifty-two."
"You said just say any number that I think."
"Forget I asked."
He played with his legos for a bit and then he said, somewhat to himself, "If I were going to pick a number between one and fifty-two, I'd pick fifty-two because it's the biggest."
And so number fifty-two it is. Heather Taylor, who is my cousin. She is a newly-wed and she came to San Diego on her honeymoon. So she kind of doubly deserves to win.
That's how it all went down. It seems my son has inherited my aptitude for mathematics. He's practically a freakin' genius.
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