|He was excited. A balloon AND science?|
No, the balloons don't fly (she never said they did, but that's Pinterest for you!) but M remembered the baking soda and vinegar combination, and the addition of the balloon guaranteed a success.
|The balloon blew up by itself!|
It was a hit, and I had this takeaway: If someday, against all odds, some particular post from my blog goes viral on Pinterest and everyone misquotes me and then people come here and post complaints about it, I am going to channel this woman. What a gracious response.