December 22, 2004

The Secret Danger of Holiday Candles

They say people often get depressed around the holidays. I believe I've discovered the root of this depression thanks to the following verbatim conversation with my son:

Boy: What happened to the candle?!

Me: It melted.

Boy: Why?!

Me: When you light a candle the wax melts and drips down.

Boy: Oh no.

Me: It's okay. That's what candles do.

Boy: Suddenly my entire life is sad.

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