Mama Diaries

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Teleportation Made Easy

"I have a great invention!" my eleven-year-old son said.

"What's that?" I asked.

"A door with a special knob that enables you to teleport."

That got my interest. "How would it work?"

"You turn the knob one way, and you just walk into the room. You turn the knob the other way, and you end up somewhere else."

"What if you make a mistake, and turn it the wrong way?" I asked.

He thought about that. "Then you'd have 1,576,321 times to try to get back."

I guess that means, you'd better not make a mistake!


Before I go, I'd like to offer you all a free download of my newest book, Ten Zany Birds. It's my way of saying thanks for following! Here's the link.  Use coupon code AF29X. (Expires 9-9-15)

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    1. No, they're not. He'd better refine that knob!

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  2. haha hmmm I may go buy a lottery ticket and then fly first class wit those odds.

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  3. That sounds like a great story idea. Or a great what if.

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    1. I'm thinking he needs to think about that one a little more. :)

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  4. Where does your son get his brains from? he certainly comes up with some amazing thoughts.

    Good luck with your new book and thanks for the download.
    Yvonne

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    1. I'd hate to say it, but I think he gets his crazy imagination from me! ;0)

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  5. I would have to totally stay away from that door! All too often I go on auto pilot and make a mistake! I'm certainly taking you up on the coupon offer! Cool and THANK YOU!
    #WeekendCoffeeShare @ Life & Faith in Caneyhead

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    1. Thank you for the review! I really appreciate it!

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  6. Don't you just hate it when you open the door, and you teleport somewhere, and then you can't remember why you teleported there in the first place?

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  7. Hi, dear Sherry! It's encouraging to know that your son enjoys going low tech/no tech and using his imagination instead of relying on electronic devices 24-7. In 1961, when I was your son's age, I had a fertile imagination. Horror and sci-fi movies (including the 1960 film adaptation of H.G. Wells' The Time Machine), comic books and TV shows like The Twilight Zone inspired me to create scenarios in which I could teleport myself and time travel. I hope your son never loses his imagination. It is a gift.

    It is very kind of you to offer that free download of your book. Thank you very much, dear friend Sherry!

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    1. He has a great imagination! We had to limit his tech time, otherwise I'm sure he would be on devices 24/7.

      You're welcome for the download. I hope everyone who downloads it, enjoys it.

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  8. I have a red door resting on its side next to my house. It used to be my front door, which was replaced about eighteen months ago. Some new people moved in across and down the street a bit. When I met them, they said, Oh, yes, the house with the red door.

    It's a magical door, kind of like a wardrobe. I want to find Aslan.

    Love,
    Janie

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    1. Your door sounds very cool. You may have to make it a permanent fixture.

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  9. Oh my goodness, Sherry... I love your little man's imagination! Ask him, from me, what he would do with three Earths, all identical to ours but with no people living there. I bet his answer would knock everyone's socks off!

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    1. That's a great question. When he comes home from school, I'll have to remember to ask him.

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  10. With those odds I'd have to stay away from that door...your son is quite smart with all his innovative ideas xox

    I wish you success with your new book ♡

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    1. He is a creative one. I think this invention needs some tweeking, though.

      Thanks for your comment about my new book!

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  11. He is a clever boy. I am longing for his next smartness. Thanks for your kindness mam.

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    1. Yes. It would probably be much safer and faster!

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  13. Yikes! Best be very away when turning a knob. And thank you for the free book. :)

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    1. You're welcome. If you get it, I hope Brandon likes it.

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  14. At least he gives you lots of chances to get where you want to go.

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    1. Yes. But I think travelers will need a different mode of transportation for the return trip.

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  15. Oh of all the supernatural skills I could have you can keep being able to read minds, become invisible etc, I'd love to be able to teleport.

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  16. Wonder what you'd see when you opened the door all those extra times?

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    1. Reminds me of a scene from Monsters Inc. where that exact thing happened. (Maybe my son was thinking about that!)

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  17. I'd also love to be able to teleport. :-)

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    1. As long as you reconfigured correctly, it would be a cool thing.

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  18. let the zany birds chirp away!

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  19. Don't think I'd get that door haha

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  20. I don't like the sound of this teleportation via knob. Yikes.

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    1. He definitely needs to rethink this invention!

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  21. Woot! Got my free copy. Thanks so much. And I don't like those odds. I'm not great at math, but I still don't like them.

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    1. Glad you got your copy. I hope you enjoy it.

      I know I'm not using that door!

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  22. He's onto something, Sherry. If Ray Bradbury were alive he'd make a story of that doorknob.

    Lovely gift. Thank you.

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    1. It could be the start of a really good sci-fi movie!

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  23. Haha that's so funny!!! He's a creative kiddo :)

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