QTS-015 | Moon


A very cool thing happened to me earlier this week. I had taken my two older kids out to eat at this hotdog place they both love. As we walked back to the car, I pointed out the almost full moon to the kids. Then we got in the car and started to drive. As we did this, the moon remained visible, but I had to make a few turns to get us home. The moon remained visible the whole time but moved from one side of the car to the other. My middle kid, who is three, asked me, "Why is the moon following us?" 

I became excited when he asked this because one of my earliest memories is of leaving a restaurant with my family and watching the moon stay in the same spot in the sky as the car drove us home. And do you know what I asked? The same question my kid asked me, "Why is the moon following us?" 

I also remember my mom asking me why I asked that question and trying to explain to her that the car had driven what seemed like a long way to my little kid's brain, and the moon just kept up. Obviously, it was following us. 

When I asked my kid why he asked this question, he said a version of the same thing. 

How wild is that?! 

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