He was afraid of the enormous, noisy, confusing genie that he expected to come out, and he was afraid of wasting the power of change. Mom and dad had changed his house, his neighborhood, his friends, his schedule, his preschool – his whole life – and that was without a magic lamp, even!
Her mom had told her to take a hat, but Katya loved to sit in the sun, so she had saved her hat money to spend on the trip.
My muse has some heavy lifting to do this morning. I just hope she isn’t out drinking with my guardian angel.