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Aloha Friday Motivation | Pondering the Universe Edition | #26

  Happy Aloha Friday! My son and I started exploring the universe. Needless to say, it was a black hole. It all started in the Lowe’s parking lot. Walking past one of those new mustang SUVs in burnt orange (or puce), I noticed a bumper sticker that read, “ The next solar eclipse: 4/8/2024!” I turned to my 3 year old and said, “Arlo, did you know that the next solar eclipse is on your birthday?” The construction vehicle, car and truck loving 3 year old (who is still obsessed with cars and trucks and construction vehicles) now has a new obsession with space and the planets and eclipses. He’s even memorized all nine planets (yes, Pluto will always be a planet in my household). He runs around the house exclaiming that “Satur” (he has trouble turning the corner of the “turn”) is his favorite followed by Uranus. He has even asked Santa to bring him Saturn next year. His sparked interest has ignited mine as well: a sort of chain reaction that has me fascinated with how the univers