My Perfect Storm

Physics 101


"Devin, come here I want to show you something," I called

And while he crashed through the underbrush toward me I started calculating the trajectory for where he should stand under the branches. I made a mental X where he should be in order to appreciate the full impact of the physics lesson he was about to receive.

With a bounce, hip and hop he landed right on the X

Looked up at me with big, brown trusting eyes. "What do you wand me to see, Aunt Pat?" he asked.

"This," I said as I raised my fist...and Boom, I struck the tree trunk hard took a giant step back.