Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The difference between being 2 and being 3-and-three-quarters


When you're two, you just trot around the garden, naming things - "Snake!" (WHAT? - oh it's ok, she means "snail") -

 
and trying out chairs.
 
 
When you're 3 and three quarters, if your Granny buys chalk (at your request) this means...
 


... that you can use it to create road markings - sometimes with your right hand, sometimes with your left...


... in two colours, white and yellow (got to be realistic - "Some road markings are in yellow, Granny") ...


... and quite a bit of detail.

Life is serious when you're three-and-three-quarters.

7 comments:

  1. An ambidexter, just as I am.

    That little girl is an example to us all - just enjoy being alive!

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  2. It's all so fascinating. How do you cope when you're poorly Pam? Just soldier on? Perhaps Mr Life's second pair of hands makes all the difference. I am eagerly awaiting Mr UorB's imminent retirement.

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  3. It looks like Mr Life will have a very willing companion on any future trainspotting expeditions, judging by that attention to detail and love of wheels and tracks/roads! You and grand-daughter can leave them to it and point out nice things in the gardens. Glad there wasn't a snake in your backyard!

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  4. SNAKE!!! I was thinking you wrote that rather calmly. Very relieved that it was just a snail. The grandchildren are so darn cute! Perhaps Granddaughter could corral all the snakes and put them along the road -- where grandson could direct traffic!

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  5. Endlessly fascinating to watch young children play. And each one is different...

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  6. Sitting his driving test in 12 years time is going to so easy!
    I hope the colds clear up quickly.

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