It’s Not All Mary Poppins

The Silver Lining


You’ve heard me complain a little about the dust and the noise and the general chaos of the roadwork that’s been going on all summer. I just thought I’d show you that there have been compensations. Not so bad to open your door to this at quarter past seven in the morning!

September 12, 2005 Posted by | Uncategorized | 14 Comments

Enunciation comes Later

Zach calls from the stroller, “Bi-iiiwww!! Bi-iiiwww! Look, Mahwee, bi-biiiwww!”

Hmmm… “Bear, Zach? Do you see a bear?” We’re strolling outdoors; presumably it wouldn’t be of the animate variety, but perhaps he’s seen a teddy in someone’s drive or front window?

“No. Bi-iiiwwww!”

“Bell? Is there a bell somewhere?”

“NO. Look, look, Mahwee. Bi-iiiwwww!”

We’ve progressed a few metres while this conversation was occurring, and now I realize that Zach is pointing to the barricade at the end of the street, beyond which, as we both know, is a

Big Hill!!!

Oooohhh!

September 12, 2005 Posted by | Uncategorized | 7 Comments