me. He got me wet in the mud puddow."
Note the mud.
Later she told me she was wearing her new dress.
Frankie came running up. "You gotta see this," he said.
What I "gotta see" was the mud puddle, so that I could watch how they could stomp in it and splash and how they could "frow" stones in the water.
Peri found a special little white stone.
"It's a star rock," she told me.
"No," said Frankie, "it's a chicken bone rock."
(Peri's mother later explained -
they sang a song that goes
"Chicka-boom, chicka-boom, chicka-boom, boom, boom."
The kids understood it as
Frankie shows Peri another wonderful thing.
Then it was time to go in to eat.
Krappa read from the dinosaur book.
I wish I had a tape recorder as he explained that the brachiosaurus was the size of a house and two cans of tuna fish. (and that's the only one I remember.) And the kids were repeating "allosaurus" and "tyrannosaurus rex", and doing quite a good job. But Grandpa doesn't have much experience reading upside down or sideways, and one of the huge names he told them was named "Charlie", which they dutifully repeated - "Charlie".
e-mail Grandpa here.
Here's a link to all the rest of the grandkids' pages.
Other recent pages include our trip
Leslie designed a
Pink and Purple
June 6, 2000
Insects - moth pictures - polyphemus
In Autumn Before/After Exterior
Wendy & Sam
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