Friday, November 8, 2013

Early Morning Family Players

My youngest two, this morning:

Girl : Hey Squirrel, watcha doing?

Girl : Hey Squirrel!  Are ya sleeping?

Girl : Hey, SQUIRREL!  Are you using your tail as a blanket?

Boy: Maybe he can't answer.  Or maybe he's dead.

Girl : I guess you're sleeping.  Or maybe laying down on that branch.

Boy: Yep, he might be dead.  Maybe he's been dead for four days.  There's only one way to find out.

Girl : How?

Boy: Well two ways.  You can go out there and try to scare him off.

*Indiscernible mumbling and discussion.  I'm fairly certain the second way was never discussed.*

[The older boy enters the scene]

Girl : Don't touch a dead bird!  You can get infectionated!

Older Boy: I touched a dead bird once and I'm okay.

Girl : Don't!  You can get infectionated!

Older Boy: Well I did.  It was at school during science.

Girl : Well I still wouldn't do it.

Boy: What if your favourite animal was a bird?

Girl: I still wouldn't touch it!

Boy: What if you had gloves on?

Girl : I still wouldn't touch it.




[Rustling of breakfast dishes and cereal boxes]

End Scene.


  1. Bwah ha ha ha ha ha ha!!!!!!!!? I love it

  2. So, was the squirrel dead?
    Yep, I always love reading of their discussions.

    1. I'm pretty sure it was just sitting in a tree, still and shivering.

  3. I love eavesdropping on my children. It can be quite enlightening. :)

  4. Ha ha. Anytime children speak you know you're going to learn something good :)