This is one of those innocent sentences, sort of like "I dropped the atom bomb and it went off."
I had two hours of running the Shuttle, and every run was full. This is heavier than a normal load for Saturday by a long shot; the place was PACKED.
Quotes of the day:
Child to his brother, under the Planetarium dome: "How about an impossible game of I Spy? I spy a white dot!"
Mother of an infant, the infant was sucking on her toe (!) and I commented on it: "At this age, they call it 'development.' Later, they call it 'yoga.'"
Something which I hate is when parents refuse to control their children. I understand it's difficult in the Science Center, but not when they're doing something flat-out wrong! This @#$% had out a pack of "snap-n-pops," essentially small packets of gunpowder and a catalyst that made nice little *SNAP* sounds when thrown. And smoke.
This moron was using them inside the Planetarium.
This is the first time I ever really reamed someone out; from past experience, it's possible to set off the fire alarm with those things. I don't stand for it- I threatened to evict him from the building if he didn't stop. (I would have made good on it, too, but he stopped.)
His parents were less than five feet away.