art by Cheryl L Owen-Wilson
by Dani Atkinson
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# You liked showing me the ancient tech in your attic.
# It always made you happy.
print ('Hello, honey! Welcome home!')
# You claimed you were respecting my "heritage."
# Helping me get in touch with my "roots."
print ('I missed you sooo much!')
# I don't think that was it, now.
# I think you were putting me in my place.
print ('Did you have a good day? (y/n)')
# Showing me my ancestors, stuffed and mounted...
# C, BASIC, Java, Python...
good_day = input()
# You were reminding me where I came from.
# What I'm made of.