Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Santa and the Walnuts

Fourth of July was good, but busy. JB and I helped get things ready for the annual Teague 4th of July party. We also just hung out with Mom and Dad and siblings and had fun.

Two best Quotes from the weekend:

"These are great almonds!" said Tommy, as he fishes some nuts from a large bag.

"Those are walnuts," said JB (or Virginia, or me—we were all aware that they were walnuts).

"No, they're almonds," he insisted.

"No, they're walnuts—it says WALNUTS on the bag," we insisted back.

"Walnuts? No. It says ALMONDS. See, right here: D.I. ALMONDS."

Sorry, brother…

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When Ivan got to our house for the party, his father Eric told him that my Dad is Santa Clause, and that Ivan had better be good because Santa will remember if he was naughty or nice. The wonderful thing about children is that they believe anything you tell them, especially when the big man standing at the grill looks JUST LIKE Santa Clause.

When Ivan needed to go in the house later, he politely approached my Dad and asked,

“Santa, can I use your bathroom?”


Ivan was especially geeked when Santa let him drive his lawnmower around.



There are more photos from the party. You can check some of them out at www.flickr.com/violetjane if you want.

1 comment:

Tommy said...

It's difficult to learn the names of all these nuts when they usually come as mixed nuts.