“No way are we getting a swimming pool,” says Jennifer firmly.
“Awwwhhh,” sighs Michael and the kids. “Why not?” asks Michael. Jennifer sighs. “Look, I don’t want to be the bad guy, okay? But pools come with upkeep and chemicals and you have to shut them down…they’re just a lot of work. Also, to me personally, not really worth it.”
The kids sigh again and walk back outside. Michael smiles a bit as he fidgets with his phone. “I know that look,” says Jennifer suspiciously. Michael breaks into a full-on smile.
“What if we could get a pool-substitute that you would love?” he says mysteriously. Jennifer frowns a bit. Michael unlocks his phone as he says three words: “Natural swimming ponds.” “Are those real and are there swim pond contractors near us?” asks Jennifer. “Before you say anything else, just check out what they look like and what makes them different.”
Jennifer rolls her eyes and takes the phone. Here’s what she sees and reads: