January 22nd, 2004

22 Jan 2004, by

My mom tells this story of me when I was little. I think it’s supposed to be an indication of how precocious I was as a child. I was in nursery school, I think, though possibly at a relative’s or friend’s home instead. This conversation follows, between me and an adult in charge of me at the time (paraphrased, of course):

“Oh look at that lovely bird. You see it? It’s a redbird.”

Adult points to bird out window. I look.

“That’s not a redbird,”I say authoritatively,”It’s a cardinal.”

And it was.

That sets the stage for the following like mother like daughter story. A couple of days ago in daycare, it was reported to my husband that much to everyone’s amusement, Sophia had the following conversation with Ms. Leona:

“Oh look at these reindeer!”

Ms. Leona points to two new toys, Rutt and Tuke, from the movie Brother Bear. Sophia takes the toys.

“These aren’t reindeer,” she informs Ms. Leona,”They’re mooooooooooooose.”

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World66, the travel guide you write: My World66. [Link taken from Poppy Z. Brite’s LiveJournal]

This little gidget lets you color the places of the world you’ve visited, giving you a cool visual for where you’ve been and where you haven’t. My travel map is below:

Map of the World with Countries I've visited in Red

I’ve not been nearly enough places!

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