Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Love Notes

The children got to decorate the front porch, and yard, for Halloween. They then created a carnival style game, beta tested it with each other, and then invited us to try our hand (25 cents for three tries, and a few freebies thrown in).

Then, in an apparent fit of gratitude, they sat down in bed together and wrote us a card. It reads (with a few hearts sprinkled in):

"Dear Mom and Dad.
We love you guys. And girls.
We really, really love you guys.
And girls."

And then, they signed it.

How cool is that?

5 comments:

  1. Awww. Very cool. It's awesome, in fact. Sounds like a good time was had by all. :)

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  2. That's VERY cool! I might pass the game idea onto my kids. Anything they can do to get money from us is very popular.

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  3. Thanks, Fie and GEW! The game is actually fun and quite cleverly worked out. They had a range of prizes at different distances, the better prizes being farthest away. All were proven to stick to the "prize grabber." Which is a length of sticky, stretchy "goo" that acts like a toad's tongue and makes a satisfying slap/thump when it lands. The kids are much better at aiming that sucker than either parent, which just means it's a perfect carnival trick: make it look easy, and pilfer quarters from the gullible public!

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