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Not to be outdone, I uploaded our new pictures. "Sunny Saturday!" I wrote in the status. I'm not a total liar. I'm just good at PR. Time passed — five minutes? An hour? When you're blissfully ignoring your kids, the seconds slip by far too quickly.