10. Snow globes have a life-expectancy of roughly 12 hours..
...in the hands of a three-year-old.
As promised, I brought my son Samuel home a penguin ... in the form of a snow-globe purchased in Ushuaia. He loved it, and dropped it on his way into school for "show-and-share" day. It was a teary-eyed morning. I've promised Samuel a new one as soon as possible.