Bubble, Bubble, Sniff and Trouble

Alpha was taking a bath and, as is standard for just about every child, wanted bubbles. A little while later, he called for me to come into the bathroom. He wanted me to see that he had put a bunch of bubbles on his face and was pretending to be Santa Claus.

I complimented him on his nice beard.

The bubbles must have tickled his nose, but he didn’t want to itch it and disturb the bubbles so he sniffed.

Bad choice – to inhale sharply through one’s nose when bubbles are directly under one’s nose

I noticed that he got a funny look on his face. I figured he didn’t like the feeling of bubbles in his nose. But I was wrong. After I saw him spit out bubbles, I realized he didn’t like the taste of bubbles.

That was our biology lesson for the day – how the nasal cavity connects to the mouth and throat.

When they came to Marah, they could not drink the waters of Marah, for they were bitter; therefore it was named Marah.

Exodus 15:23

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