• Mental Horizons

    Ballerina

    Proof that advertising on TV works. Skye is watching Big Bang Theory with my parents while I’m in another room working. All of a sudden, I hear tiny feet tearing down the hallway. “Ballerina!!! I want ballerina!!” Skye runs up to me all excited. I slide out of my chair and walk into the TV room. “What does she want?” I ask. While I can understand what she’s saying most of the time, now, often the context is lost. “The Koger Center is doing Swan Lake this Friday,” my mom says. Apparently they’d played a TV commercial. “Look it up and see if the date is right and what the…