The night after the big snowstorm, I got dressed to take my kids shopping. I dressed for warmth and practicality. I have frostbite to fend off. As we're walking out the door, one of my daughters says: "MOM. Don't you DARE take that coat off in the store!"
The next night as we're leaving for the band concert, I receive another harsh tongue-lashing:
daughter: MOM! Is that your coat?
Me: No, it's dad's. But I'm cold, and it's bigger than mine.
daughter: Take that off RIGHT NOW, and put your own coat on. You look like an over-sized Emperor Penguin.
Penguins employ physiological adaptations and cooperative behaviors in order to deal with an incredibly harsh environment. That's all I was doing...