Today we were in town with friends, sitting in a cafe, reading books and drinking overpriced trendy beverages. Linnea's OTB was an "innocent" brand pure-fruit smoothie, and she read the label aloud to me for my entertainment.
"There was a Nea who went on a train a-day and with her Mammy and -"
And my friend interrupted her to say "I don't think it says that, Nea, does it?"
To which I can only respond (hours later, of course, because that's how it works): "I can't imagine how anyone would think she did think that. And if she did, I can't fathom why anyone would feel a need to correct her. She's two-and-a-third-years-old."
But this particular friend does correct. I remember when Nea was 14 months old she pointed out a triangle ("chi-angle") to me. I was delighted. My friend corrected her. "No, it's a cone."
One Small Act of Kindness by Lucy Dillon - (Note, Kindle was showing 0.99 yesterday – I think the book is currently in the Amazon valentine sale 🙂 ) I am a sucker for a hard done by book. It’s one ...
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