salinity

salinity

"What's a query?", my daughter asked, really wanting to know about quarries.  We'd been told by the kiddie train engineer that the Japanese tea garden is on our left, and that the Alamo had been built using the very rock beneath.
A word is said, and quite often my daughter wishes immediately, sometimes before the sentence is finished, to know its meaning.
I have my whole life thought about the salt in the ocean and how strange it is that it is there.  On a few occasions, I have asked certain folks to ponder this with me, perhaps even answer it for me.

Nobody has.  And if by chance you know, in simplistic terms, please do not tell me. 

 The 12/12 house is being painted on the inside.  And within a couple more months its owners will be moving in and bringing it to life.