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November 26, 2005
Turkey Hunt

Caleb and Eli seek me out, each carrying a little plastic hatchet. "We're looking for the turkey," says Caleb.

"Thanksgiving's over."

"No, the little turkey that goes in the play barn."

"Oh. I don't know where it is."

"Well, have you sawn it?"


"No, Caleb, have you seen it. You said 'sawn.'"

Caleb walks away, still looking for the little turkey, though from where I sit I can see two of them, each carrying a little plastic hatchet.

"Caleb, you said 'sawn.'"

"I know," he replies with an irritated tone. Don't know where he learned that.

"Caleb, be polite. Say: 'thank you, little brother, for correcting me.'"

"Thank you little brother for correcting me."

"Dad, I'm not little."

Little turkeys.

Posted by Woodlief on November 26, 2005 at 09:00 AM


Brothers generally don't take too kindly to correction from each other. Go figure.

I can imagine how Isaac would apply one of those hatchets to a brother's head ... especially if he was eating a tootsie roll.

Posted by: MarcV at November 30, 2005 1:56 PM

By the term turkey i suppose you mean BILL CLINTON or AL GORE

Posted by: sandpiper at December 19, 2005 9:29 AM