Thursday, October 30, 2008

The Thinking Barrette

"You're not paying attention. You need to put on your thinking cap today," Daddy says.

"I don't have a thinking cap. Maybe I'll have to wear my helmet" Amilia says. (meaning her bicycle helmet)

For a split second, I was torn between explaining the figure of speech and actually finding her a "thinking cap." Ultimately, I ran to the bedroom and grabbed one of her favorite special barrettes made by moi.

"Better-here is your thinking BARRETTE," say I.

She was very pleased.

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