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My Son Talked to God and Got Him to Cancel School

Editor's Note: Shea Serrano is an award-winning music writer and goofball whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book. In his new column, he writes about his life and times.

Perhaps you do not know this because you do not follow weather trends of the Southeastern United States, but Houston has been getting properly pummeled by Meltankos (Norse God of Ice, obviously). A nasty frost forced closed all of the city's schools and many of its businesses last Friday. The roads were so treacherous and lethal and unforgiving that, even despite the limited traffic, there were more than 500 accidents.

But the front moved in and out quickly. By Saturday (Friday evening, to be more accurate), it was safe to move around again. By Sunday, it was downright pleasant. And by Monday, the schools were fully operational again. At least they were, until one of my six-year-old sons called God.

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Shea Serrano